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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C-C-C-C Communication… mSw Aug 2021 V09

The best communicators are storytellers. And the best storytellers recognize that the best stories have a beginning. A middle. And an end. There are exceptions, of course. Times when a great story is preceded by a preface or prologue. A brief history of how the story came to be. Or an epilogue. A window into…

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