The Reality of Diversity and Illusion

Have you ever wondered why–in almost every environment–conversations and programs around diversity and inclusion are so difficult?  Why is it that despite efforts to make organizations more diverse, there seems to be little to no substantial development where it really counts?  Well, if you watched the above video, you know what my take is.  I … More The Reality of Diversity and Illusion

What Is Real?

In a facebook discussion, the question, “what is real?” came up.  The context was in regard to the reality of idealized experiences or what we actually experience in the the world.  We were also discussing how the survival mentality affected one’s experience of reality. The response I came up with is below. Sometimes when these … More What Is Real?

No More of This!

Luke 22:47-53 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus 47 While he was still speaking, suddenly a crowd came, and the one called Judas, one of the twelve, was leading them. He approached Jesus to kiss him; 48 but Jesus said to him, “Judas, is it with a kiss that you are betraying the Son … More No More of This!

And Then Comes Spring

In the winter season, it is easy to forget that in spite of gray skies and lifeless looking trees, there is something wonderful happening.  Life is begetting life even when we cannot see it.  The same is true for the winters of our souls.  In each of our lives we experience seasons.  Things grow, blossom, … More And Then Comes Spring

Enjoyment vs. Fun

A lot of times before I write, I start developing ideas about what I want to say. But when it comes down to the actual writing I just have to see what comes out. You see, I believe there is a difference between creating and making stuff. In my opinion creating is taking nothing and … More Enjoyment vs. Fun