State of Bewonderment: Episode 7

What is the heavy side to wondering? Can daydreaming be hazardous? What if our minds wander into dark spaces?

State of Bewonderment: Ep. 6

The hardest thingthat we will ever do is to simply be with our loves when they are in pain, when we recognize we cannot do or fix anything.

State of Bewonderment Ep. 5

Language is a living, breathing thing. This tool we use to communicate in dynamic and ever-changing ways has to morph and adapt.

State of Bewonderment: Episode 3

What We Leave Behind You can tell a lot about someone by the contents of their pocket. Mine inevitably contain the feathers/rocks/insect...

State of Bewonderment Ep: 1

State of Bewonderment is a written and visual exploration into moments of bewonderment.

Trillion42

Deana Downs, a writing circle participant, takes a bold stab at writing flash sci/fi fantasy in Trillion42.

The Unbearable Delight of the Nonlinear

Lots of writers can teach you mechanics, but I want to help people explore the why/why not of their work. I'm doing the same myself.

Covid and Me: Epilogue

Sheree B shares her story of uber isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how creating opened up a whole new world.

The Deep Dive Book: A Teaser

The conventional way of thinking is that Creativity is something outside of us to be mastered instead of something within us to be opened up

Overturning the Leaf

The flow of “work” is more fluid when we give it space to ebb, roll and return like the tides.

Reckoning & Delight 4

Love is a verb. It sometimes means pain and hardship. Love is being accountable and holding others accountable with compassion.

Reckoning & Delight 3

What a burden to be free of: the competition for inspiration.

Reckoning & Delight 2

What if all the practices I rely on as path to healing are just crap? And here I am, allowing the internet to witness my loss of faith?

Reckoning, The first one

I’d been talking to my students about embracing wonder in their world. This is akin to the idea of being in beginners mind.

Create a Life

How do you create a life from which you don’t need to retreat?

Showing up imperfectly

I am going to have to redefine my relationship with success and failure, right and wrong, and completion.

COVID-19 Chronicles #4

There are so many things we gave up for the virus. This is its gift.

COVID-19 Chronicles #3

Updates from my corner of the world: I can still wear pants with buttons, I haven't yet cut my own hair and hope and resilience still exist.

COVID-19 Chronicles #2

But I did not intend to sit down to write about how angry I am. I did not sit down to write about grief. I wanted to write about joy.