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...

Where Dawn and the River Meet

01.29.17 02:27 AM By John - Comment(s)

Sunrise in the fog, Potomac River

When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.

- Rumi "Moving Waters"

And that feeling is best when shared!  Wouldn't you agree?