But one is born with potential…

Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.-Maria Montessori (1870-1952) The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.-Confucius (c. 551 – c. 479 BCE) No one knows how big your potential is, how big… Continue reading But one is born with potential…

Strengthen the bonds of belonging…

The essential dilemma of my life is between my deep desire to belong and my suspicion of belonging.-Jhumpa Lahiri (b. 1967) No house should ever be on a hill or on anything. It should be of the hill. Belonging to it. Hill and house should live together each the happier for the other.-Frank Lloyd Wright… Continue reading Strengthen the bonds of belonging…

A smile is the light in your window…

Each of us finds his unique vehicle for sharing with others his bit of wisdom.-Ram Dass (1931 – 2019) The sharing of joy, whether physical, emotional, psychic, or intellectual, forms a bridge between the sharers which can be the basis for understanding much of what is not shared between them, and lessens the threat of… Continue reading A smile is the light in your window…

The courage to be vulnerable…

Daring greatly means the courage to be vulnerable. It means to show up and be seen. To ask for what you need. To talk about how you’re feeling. To have the hard conversations.-Brené Brown (b. 1965) P.S. As always, I’m offline for 25 hours for Shabbat, which runs from sunset every Friday to sunset on Saturday. I… Continue reading The courage to be vulnerable…