When Map and Path Diverge

Wisdom comes from unlikely places.  In this case, it comes from a late-night TV talk show comedian who sports a carrot-top version of Big Boy’s hairstyle, standing behind a podium that looks like “something a bear would use at an AA meeting.” Before...

Which Way Did Ego?

The hard lessons are the best teachers.  They’re the ones I hate while they’re happening–the ones that showcase my imperfections, my smallness and separation. These are things I learn despite my best efforts to stay stuck in my flawed, separated,...

Mind-bending Spoon-bending Magic

I promised more on the magic we created in Phoenix a few weeks ago, so here’s a story about an unforgettable experience that allowed me to be in the world in a new way.  It was an exercise to practice “dropping into wordlessness,” or attaining a...