Magda Cragg, speaking of her partner, the poet Lew Welch said, "He made space around you, so you could grow."
Teaching, Coaching & Facilitating
Saints and sages have always claimed that the true seat of the mind is in the heart. In 1932 an American Indian medicine man told Carl Jung that white men, with their wrinkled faces and constant anger, were insane and killed so wantonly becuase they thought in their heads. Whole people, he explained, think in [ Read more … ]
As I’ve mentioned in earlier posts, I’ve always been interested in the concept of “space.” My work when I teach is all about creating space. In fact, I have learned that being able to create rich, fertile space is way more important than any subject matter expertise that I may have. So if space is [ Read more … ]
"The main theme to emerge…is that there appears to be two modes of thinking, verbal and nonverbal, represented rather separately in left and right hemispheres, respectively, and that our educational system, as well as science in general, tends to neglect the nonverbal form of intellect. What it comes down to is that modern society discriminates [ Read more … ]
I just saw the movie, Meetings with Remarkable Men, a film based on a book written by the Greek-Armenian mystic, G.I. Gurdjieff (1866-1949). The book and film are about meetings that Gurdjieff had when he was younger with several “remarkable” men. At one point in the movie, Gurdjieff is in a monastery. The head monk [ Read more … ]