Mindful Conversation – The Call for Unity

Mindful Conversation – The Call for Unity

Mindful Conversation and President Biden’s Call for Unity The people have voted. Trump is gone. President Biden has rung the liberty bell – a call for Unity. If ever there was a call we should answer, this is it. If ever there was a time to answer the...
What kind of listener are you?

What kind of listener are you?

photo credit: pixabay.com What kind of listener are you? According to the results of a survey I’ve been conducting, about 75% of people consider themselves “above average listeners.” According to my actual field research, about 75% of us are abysmal...
Holiday Conversation

Holiday Conversation

photo credit; pixabay.com Thinking About Holiday Conversation The family gathers. Okay,maybe, Aunt Tilly doesn’t show. Friends gather. Okay, at the last minute , Frank calls to say he’s bringing his girl friend, Mabel, but that’s fine, because she...
Mindful Writing – Faith in Your Own Creativity

Mindful Writing – Faith in Your Own Creativity

photo credit: Pixabay Today was a very good day. I felt totally blocked. And never let it bother me. I’ve been working on editing the manuscript for my new book, Mindful Writing, and also teaching an introductory course on the same topic. Both of these have...
Haiku Memoir

Haiku Memoir

  Today’s entry is about what I call “Haiku Memoir,” that shares some important characteristics with Improvisational Theatre (what I wrote about last time). Both Improv and Haiku Memoir are HUGE fun. They’re brief. They’re in the...