Car scratch

I came back to my car the other day to a collection of scratches in the front corner. Damn. How did that happen? When did that happen? Why hadn’t I noticed it? Why didn’t the person who did it let me know? I kept working through questions until I came to – What can I do […]

How Privilege Works

There are 3 things to know about privilege – 1. The definition of privilege is misleading. Privilege is “a special right, advantage, or immunity granted or available only to a particular person or group of people” We aren’t privileged based on this definition, are we? What about all those rich folk we know? 2. We are privileged […]


3 words come to mind as I think of entering my 28th year – engagement, perspective, and faith. Engagement. Engagement is my theme for the year. For the longest time, I was fascinated by a quote from a zen master that said – “The essence of zen is to be able to focus on one thing […]

When is it a good time

We could ask – when is it a good time to start on this new project? It turns out that there really isn’t a “good time” to start anything. And, we’re never completely ready. Barring outrageous luck, we’ll be moving against the current and will need to learn a lot more than what we imagined. The way […]