An Open Mind

Calming our emotions and looking deeply, we can become aware of our feelings and of whatever misperceptions we might have that could prevent us from hearing and understanding the other person.

ROAD CLOSED

Have you ever been driving a route you normally take and come upon a sign that said the road was closed? The same can happen to us in our relationships. We can think we are on a path and suddenly find that path is closed.

The Beginnings of My Black History

Without much thought that I can remember, I ran back over by Mark and said, "My mom said it's ok for us to play together." He looked up, nodded and then threw a huge tone in the creek that went "kerplunk" quite loudly.

Are You Sure?

One of the deepest things we can learn is we should not be too sure of our own ideas. Don’t be fooled by your perceptions. Even if you are sure you are seeing clearly, check again. Keep an open mind. Be ready to let go of your views.