Living in an Unfinished World

The world is unfinished. With this in mind, as a teacher, as a leader, as a learner, how do you want to be in the world? What is the story that you will enact? To be trite, the only constant is change. Change seems to come faster and faster no doubt, and especially when thinkingContinue reading “Living in an Unfinished World”

Eastern Phoebe

I’m at the cabin this morning sitting on this screen porch I wrote about a few years ago in my book Within These Woods (2015) Riverfeet Press. An Eastern Phoebe is flitting around and talking to me as it had been five or six years ago. I’m assuming it is an offspring of the oneContinue reading “Eastern Phoebe”

Blessings

Snow crunches beneath my feetand I think of you.I wonder where our livesconverged, diverged, got lostand found again.Crisp winter air fills my lungs and clearsmy head of thoughts of myselfand my worries.In the space freed of worry, I realizeI am blessed.Then, I think of you.Those who loved me into being,teaching me grace, mercy, empathy, andContinue reading “Blessings”