The Problem with Solving Problems…

  The world is filled with problems. Big ones. Small ones. Some that seem easy to solve and some insurmountable. Problems are prolific. Inescapable. A fact of life. It’s adequate solutions that are in short supply. That might appear odd considering how much has been written about problems and problem-solving. But most of what’s been…

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An Unbroken Line

Some people think of time as a straight line. Unbroken. Continuous. A river of events and experiences flowing endlessly through time filled with individuals, relationships, choice, and chance. It’s beginning before written and oral tradition. Its end, unknowable. Envisioning time as a river makes sense to me. A metaphor that is rich in images of…

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Change? You Go First! mSw Oct 2021 V11

I’ve spent a lot of time lately thinking and writing about the human condition. The foundational elements of what makes us who we are. Particularly, those things that drive behavior. Things like how we act and react to the world and those around us. Change and what normal is. The way pain can drive the…

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On Change… mSw Sept 2021 V10

  The only thing any of us can be certain of is uncertainty. That may sound trite but that doesn’t alter the reality each of us is likely to confront when the world around us is spinning madly out of our control. The ground upon which any of us is willing to plant our flag…

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