Playing with talking pieces

When someone deeply listens to you it is like holding out a dented cup you’ve had since childhood and watching it fill up with cold, fresh water. When it balances on top of the brim, you are understood. When it overflows and touches your skin, you are loved. ~ From John Fox’s poem, When Someone Deeply […]

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Listening to Mind or Heart?

This is one of my favourite posts from Humans of New York. The caption reads “When I was younger, I thought listening was just about learning the contents of someone’s mind. I’d always try to finish their thoughts, just to show them that I knew what they were thinking. As I got older, I learned […]

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Celebrating Humans (of New York)

I adore this website – I laugh, almost-cry, gasp, and awe (ahhh!) at humanity. It captures our craziness, our thoughtfulness, our capacity to endure; a little bit of storycatching happening on the interwebs. Each post has a picture and a little write up that goes along with each photo. Sometimes profound. Sometimes silly. Check it out […]

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