Monthly Archives: May 2012

This I believe – what ‘be the change’ means to me…

Gandhi’s dictum: ‘We must be the change we want to see in the world.’ My work centers around this instruction. Increasingly – as I make an effort to explore it openly, I get backlash, resistance, skepticism, and people just being irritated. One qu… Continue reading

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Seeing with a Gardener’s Eye….

I am spending this summer visiting my parents. My eighty one year old dad is avid gardener – and a very good one. His garden contains a vast array of flowers that start blooming now and will carry on through the summer. All the colors of the rainb… Continue reading

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Relationships, systems and stories…

The past few days, I’ve been thinking a lot about relationships. Human relationships is the aspect of social change that gets me super excited. I’ve also been thinking about systems and processes. These don’t get me so excited – thinking about the… Continue reading

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The Great Work of Laughter….

I have a lot of topics I can think to write about, including: what is meant by ‘be the change you wish to see’; the relationship between law and creating cultures of integrity; deliberative ethics. Yet, somehow this week, I’m not moved to write ab… Continue reading

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Can we talk? Frequently, well, no we can’t….

I recently visited a friend who last year became a mom for the first time. At the time of her pregnancy, she was working for an organization committed to gender equity. Certain responses to her pregnancy – to her entering the community of mothers … Continue reading

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