Tag Archives: On Being

Schools as Safe Havens


View this post on Instagram “[W]hen I work with teachers, I tell them all the time: You may be creating the only space in a child’s life where he or she can walk in, hang up their backpack, and hang … Continue reading

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Most reblogged ever


For some reason this quotation strikes a nerve with people. This is my most reblogged post ever on Tumblr, and the reblogging comes in waves. I posted it months ago, and every once and a while it goes through a … Continue reading

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Bewilderment That Invites the Possible


Every Wednesday, the middle of the week, “Hump Day,” the one which must be gotten over, Parker Palmer shares his wisdom over at On Being. The poem he selected, and this sentence in particular, caught my eye. Continue reading

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Presence in the Wild


“This show doesn’t make sense of the tragedy in Connecticut; nothing can. But, Kate Braestrup offers a framing for how to think about love and tragedy, how we live forward. If you’re looking for something to listen to with your loved ones, listen to this show.” Continue reading

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