Category Archives: Conversation

Get over answers

Get over needing an answer. :- Doug.

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Choose generously

Choose generously. :- Doug.

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Speaking with our

It is less speaking with an elder 300 years from now and more speaking with our community. :- Doug.

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Dialogue place

The elder is in an excellent place to show us the value in opening to others, in dialoguing with them. :- Doug.

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Indigenous ancestors

If indigenous peoples converse with their ancestors, do they also with their descendants? Us? :- Doug.

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Dialogue journalism

What are we seeing that does improve humanity? For example, dialogue journalism. :- Doug.

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In meaningful

In meaningful conversation, we…. :- Doug.

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Long thin needle

Let us interview each other looking for the long story. Let us use the long thin needle and the barely visible thread to stitch our lives into patterns we had not seen before. Is this the work of the years, … Continue reading

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Poetry is how

Poetry is how we converse with our highest selves our furthest ancestors and posterity :- Doug.

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Hear maker

We need both to listen is to start to hear is the difference maker :- Doug.

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Most troubling

About what do you want to dialogue this morning? What struck you, what needs to be said, about what do you want others’ thoughts? What’s the most meaningful, most troubling part? :- Doug.

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Story ambit?

What is the ambit of your story? The circle of your compassion? :- Doug.

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Story behind

Sounds like there may be a story behind that question. :- Doug.

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To us this matters

This leads to softness, to strengthening ligaments, to fellow feeling, to inclusivity. We may not have any discernible affect on future generations, yet we will have made a conscious effort. To us, this matters. :- Doug.

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Hearing craft

There is a craft of storytelling. There is also a craft of people hearing. :- Doug.

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Living is community

Living is a community activity. :- Doug.

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Tell and be

Tell a story. Be a story. :- Doug.

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