Sanctuary Right Here, Right Now

The hurricane. The politics. The news. The shootings. The climate. The hate. The worry. I turned on the news today and then turned it off quickly. It reminded me why I rarely, if ever, watch those live news broadcasts anymore. I don’t have the stomach, or the heart for them. It’s…

The alchemy of vulnerability

Magic happens when we lower our defenses and approach the world unguarded and vulnerable.  I took that risk at a talk I gave to designers across the country a few weekends ago.

The Importance of Signposts

When I feel like I have lost my way, signposts help point me in the right direction. But they rarely look like I would expect, and often that direction is one I wouldn’t have imagined.