Practice Makes Presence

At the end of last year, our team discussed that I would start blogging again since we’ve hired new staff and allegedly I should have the time. It is now the end of March and I haven’t had the time. But that is precisely the point, and feels like a really good starting place for […]

Endings and Beginnings

There is a book called The Five Things We Cannot Change by David Richo. The author adeptly discusses five truths about being human, which are things we often struggle to accept. These five things are: (1) everything changes and ends, (2) things do not always go according to plan, (3) life is not always fair, […]


The connection between love and pain is deep. In fact, you can’t have one without the other. They are the opposite sides of the same experience. When we love, we feel the pain of leaving, of betrayal, of loss, of death. If we aren’t willing to endure the pain, we don’t get to experience love, […]