Monthly Archives: May 2011

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the word, changed

when I draw this word in the sand, it changed with the time, the softening wind and the tides — the movement of the world changed that story told, finger in sand. And story became something wondrously new and alive … Continue reading

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THE MARK

THE DEVICE, THE MESSAGE & THE COMMUNITY While I’m working in Vancouver, I’m looking at a sign, part of one — and a message. It’s not the whole sign, but there is a telling in what remains. I’m thinking about … Continue reading

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WOULD YOU LOVE ME?

I’M WALKING, AND LOOKING AT SIGNS OF LOVE. Love signs, and signs of love. There are signs of love — it’s that heat, the blush, the rush of connection and relating — that “relating” is this, the carrying of a … Continue reading

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HOLDING LIGHT

LOVING, THAT LIGHT In the emergence of Dawn, the day aroused, there might be a moment to grasp the light. Hold fast, that beginning. I see that as a metaphor — how to grasp, and hold firm, gently, in hand … Continue reading

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THE MISSION

SHOULD THERE BE A PROMISE FOR THE DAY? Someone said, “how come you’re always talking about the promise being part of a mission — what’s that mean?” In any work, the idea of defining a mission might be an intention … Continue reading

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FORCE(fullness)

THE SENSE OF PUSH. AND PULL. AND PLAY Sometimes, in the strength of the passionate moment, there’s a need for force. FORCE ACTIVATES. And force could captivate. Enchantment: As the energy passes through, by your presence, the notation of momentum … Continue reading

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LIGHTNING STRIKE

THE BRIGHT IDEA IS IT THAT THE GREAT IDEA IS A LIGHTNING STRIKE OR A BUILDING STORM? I was contemplating — the sequence of brilliant ideas — how they emerge, the sparking of them. Is it the storm that slowing … Continue reading

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MAKING YOUR WAY

ARE YOU? I WONDER if I am. Making my way? Do I truly make, my way? As I’m heading into the mists of the mountains, a great passage is emerging. That might be the actual mountain pass — it’s coming; … Continue reading

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THE RED DOOR

SIGNALING THE POINT OF ENTRY In Sweden, there is a distinct red that is used in farmhouse buildings. It took a taxi driver, coming in from the country, driving me to Stockholm, to figure it out. What is that red? … Continue reading

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THE MEASUREMENT OF FLOW

HOW FLOW WORKS Earlier, I corresponded with Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, the scholar and author of “Flow.” His studies of the concept of flow and the optimal experience are legendarily groundbreaking. I found the idea of the perfected state, the flow state, … Continue reading

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