What Rituals for Modern Times?

What Rituals for Modern Times?

[This is Part 1 of a two-part set of articles about ritual and reverence. Part 2 is called A Rite of Passage.] It was a year ago, during a week-long island retreat, that I strongly felt the connection between ritual and reverence and the vital need for both in every...
A Rite of Passage

A Rite of Passage

[This is Part 2 of a two-part series about ritual and reverence. Part 1 is called What Rituals for Modern Times?] I gently touched my daughter’s arm. It was 4:30 in the morning. “I need you to wake up,” I said quietly. “I’d like to invite you on an adventure.”  “Does...
Nothing is Worth More than this Day

Nothing is Worth More than this Day

Nothing is worth more than this day.  So says the wall in front of me.  Years ago, I posted those words as a constant reminder to myself.  But, of course, at some point, they fade into the background, unnoticed.  Today, I felt drawn to reflect on them again. This...
Generative Journalism

Generative Journalism

I’m at the end of three head-spinningly rich days with Peter Pula, the founder and CEO of Axiom News. We’ve been exploring what he and his team mean by “generative journalism” and what more it might come to mean. The gist of our discussion has been that there’s...