Judgment is a Reflection of Separation

Judgment is a Reflection of Separation

Image James Yang Are We Really so Different from Those We Criticize? Many people have little trouble confessing to being hard on themselves, to being “my own worst critic” or to being a perfectionist. They are, after all, merely confessing to something that our culture upholds as a virtue: the struggle against the self. People […]

I See You

I See You

In the first rays of sunlight that filter through my window, I see you shining down on me. In the starless midnight skies, I hear you teaching me. With each new breath, I feel you entering my very flesh and purifying my Soul. And with each new meeting, you show me again what it is […]

How to Build Relationships Across Difference

How to Build Relationships Across Difference

Dissolving the Divides At a recent retreat there was facilitated focused on social change, a diverse group of people gathered, from company and foundation executives to grassroots activists and public housing residents. Their goal? To confront their own biases, form relationships across differences, and start to rebuild trust in their community. In our politically polarized […]