Tending the Fire

Vacation is a wonderful thing. Especially when it meant spending 10 days in Spain with my beloved. We started in Barcelona for the first half of it, and then took the train to Madrid, where we spent the other half of our time together. And there was also a day trip to the beautiful and […]

Honouring Fathers

My fingers just flew over the keyboard last weekend, as though of their own will, pouring some thoughts about being a father, which I later shared with several men who I knew are. And now, a week or so later, the thoughts are still with me and I feel the need to expand on them, […]

Through the Fog

Fog. There was fog at the airport when I was leaving Vancouver. There was heavy fog, early in the morning, when I arrived to Delhi and was driving to the guest house where I am staying for the next two weeks, while I teach at the School for Inspired Leadership (SOIL). The next morning, as […]

Just One Question

A room. In it, two long rows of pairs of participants, sitting facing each other. Most of the people are on chairs, yet there are also a few sitting on cushions on the floor. The facilitator and a few assistants are quietly walking around, or pausing near one of the pairs. There is murmur in […]

A New Beginning

“How lovely to think that no one need wait a moment; we can start now, start slowly changing the world! How lovely that everyone, great and small, can make their contribution toward introducing justice straightaway… and you can always, always give something, even if it is only kindness!” – The Diary of Anne Frank All […]

Decisions, Decisions,…

When faced with a dilemma, of a kind that is deeper and more challenging than a “latte or a cappuccino,” how do you decide? “You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet, still and solitary. The world will freely offer […]