Aerating Ideas

Single flower amidst compacted soil

I welcome healthy discussion and a non-hostile open exchange of ideas...something almost antiquated with contemporary versions of communication such as shouting down, propaganda, fake news, and trolling. This makes me think of the importance of aeration. Compacted soil, like hateful rhetoric or one-sided Group Think with a buried agenda, prevents circulation and nourishment thereby starving …

Sparks of Light

Young male holding a globe reflecting sparks of light, with huge sparks of light in the background

"Remember, we are all affecting the world every moment, whether we mean to or not. Our actions and states of mind matter, because we're so deeply interconnected with one another."                                 ∼ Ram Dass During the aberrant quietness of shelter in place, I've reflected more deeply on this statement and how our thoughts and actions …