“Chaos should be regarded as extremely good news.” –Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche I don’t know anyone who enjoys chaos. Most of us don’t go seeking it out, we aren’t thrilled to encounter it. Even for those of us who have a track record of shaking things up (or who want very much to shake
I participated in a workshop recently in which a woman I had just met and already admired shared a story about a time she saw a colleague step into her power and use her voice and instead of being happy for her, just felt angry and jealous. She wanted to be happy for this person, she
For a long time I’ve been fascinated with words (written or spoken) that you’d expect to pack a punch, but end up falling short. Perfectly good words that feel meaningless or lifeless for some of us either because they’ve been used too much or used only to mean one thing,
In case you missed it, Sheryl Sandberg’s brand of feminism continues to draw controversy, which as we know from Gloria Feldt is a good thing as controversy draws attention to a cause and nudges us all toward greater clarity. In response to Sandberg, Elsa Walsh just wrote an interestin
“Speak truth to power” is a popular slogan these days. In a democracy, what about the responsibility of power to speak truth? -Ursula K. Le Guin This past weekend a young man, just 19, was in the hospital with a tube down his throat and a wound to his neck, unable and perhaps also unw
A few months ago at a community dialogue in Harlem I listened to someone tell a story about how just because you don’t see a social movement happening in the ways you might hope, this doesn’t mean it isn’t happening. I listened to this man speak and felt hopeful. I thought of the Civi
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