Bubbles of Being: Perspectives, Prejudice and Possibilities

The world that we live in is divided up into spheres of experience, impact, influence and perspective.  Collectively, these embodied narratives play out in billions of moments that make up our lifetimes.  We often narrate the lives of others as well, supposing that we understand what it means to actually be that other person.  Then,Continue reading “Bubbles of Being: Perspectives, Prejudice and Possibilities”

Shadow

Last Sunday, I was driving along i-45 in Houston and saw a police car in my rearview mirror. I had a slight startle because the new tags for my car had arrived, but I hadn’t yet attached them to the car because I was missing the bottom two screws on the front plate.  That startleContinue reading “Shadow”

The Power of Persona

Have you ever found yourself embodying some character traits that simply don’t align with your personal values?  Maybe stress has been high and money and time have been in short supply. Or maybe the technological and systems based frustrations of living with COVID-19 and its impacts have complicated some of the task that you doContinue reading “The Power of Persona”

Wearing It Well

I consider that we wear our bodies and daily activities in the same way that we wear clothing: there are distinct elements of fashion, practicality, purpose, and utility in the way that we wear both. Some people devote a great deal of time and energy to their grooming regimen and we’ve all made little jokesContinue reading “Wearing It Well”

Practice Makes Perfect- And Other Lies

Practice Makes Perfect- But What Are You Practicing? Practice Makes Perfect- But What Are You Practicing? I remember an accomplished horsewoman brought me up short one day when I told her that “practice makes perfect” and she replied “no, PERFECT practice makes perfect”.  What an irritating rejoinder!  WHO is perfect?  But, she was right.  WhichContinue reading “Practice Makes Perfect- And Other Lies”

It’s IN There!

Have you ever heard of the phrase: “it’s in there…”?  Prego brand spaghetti sauce famously used it to promote the idea that their jar of red sauce had all of the good ingredients, methodology and spices of a homemade brand.  In the whackadoodle model of advertisements as the social proof of that era, someone representingContinue reading “It’s IN There!”