For Listening in the New Year

  Dear Listener, There is much that can be said about the value of listening. We have been exploring the value of listening for over 11 years at the LP. It feels as if there is no limit to the value of listening, one human being to another human being. Yet...

Centering

Centering   A passage from “The Excursion,” by Willian Wordsworth                                         I have seenA curious child, who dwelt upon a tractOf inland ground, applying to his earThe convolutions of a smooth-lipped shell;To which, in...

That’s Great, but How?

Last week I shared a story from my own experience of self care. The essence of a response I received about self care and knowing one’s own boundaries has been paraphrased in the title above.  I was very moved to be asked – or, more accurately – I was...

Started with Little Things

This week my offering is a simple poem, a little thing. Listening is a little thing. On the surface, anyway. And yet, listening is touching the field of humanity… and loving the world. “Started with Little Things,” by William Stafford… Love the...