Where To Start

02.06.17 11:55 AM By John - Comment(s)
The soul always starts a thought with an image. —ARISTOTLE
How is it then that you will lend grace to your heart in this day?  What image will you start with today?

Did You Hear About The Guy Who Shaved a Yak

02.05.17 05:30 PM By John - Comment(s)
Yak shaving refers, according to google as the seemingly endless tasks that need to be finished for a programming project to move to the next phase.  I have heard Seth Godin refer to as something like the absurd edges one would go to rather then face the vulnerability of sharing an uncomfortabl...

Facing Darkness to See Light

01.30.17 12:08 PM By John - Comment(s)
Between sunset and night, rain and light photograph by John Canan

Quiet friend who has come so far,

feel how your breathing makes more space around you.

Let this darkness be a bell tower

and you the bell. As you ring,

- Rilke "Let The Darkness Be A Bell Tower"

For most of my life, I have tried...