To Write Without Responsibility

Words, words, creators of worlds! The page, the page, it defines us still.Words that build and words that break. Funny things these are,these scribbles of language.The texts of life that we’re measured by. Words of gods and words of mortals,which prescribe action and belief,law and custom, right and wrong. Texts past and new, forever and … Continue reading To Write Without Responsibility

Image at the Edge of Memory

I stand at the boundary of my mind, the place marking a transition between conscious knowledge and subconscious belief. Frightening are the mind’s thin places, the boundaries where exterior facades fail and the true self emerges. The point at which memories become myths, thoughts lose their certainty, and images are incoherent. Within this clarity of … Continue reading Image at the Edge of Memory

Lisa Withrow (Episode 18)

It was my pleasure to talk with Dr. Lisa R. Withrow in this episode. Lisa is an International Coaching Federation-certified leadership coach, an accredited team coach, and consultant with expertise in conflict management, leadership formation and development. She has a Ph.D. in leadership studies and certificates in Executive Leadership, Change Leadership, and High-Performance Leadership, all … Continue reading Lisa Withrow (Episode 18)

Questions in the Night

I lie awake. Restless, unsettled, disturbed. My mind races at night’s darkest hour. Tonight marks the unwanted return of the unanswerable. I try to sleep. Apprehensive, tense, burdened. It comes without warning. Questions of the deepest sort announce an uneasy transition between sleep and wakefulness. Asking what shouldn’t be asked.Thinking what shouldn’t be thought.Imagining what … Continue reading Questions in the Night