Category Archives: silence

Like A Drop of Ink in a Bucket of Milk

I am attending a gala that supports a woman-focused foundation. A number of grant recipients from around the world are sharing their inspiring stories. In between, a singer/songwriter is offering an original song that perfectly reflects what that woman has … Continue reading

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The Listening Horizon: A Meditation on Wild Silence

I’ve been trying to tell this story for over ten years. It haunts me in a beautiful way. Though I struggled to find the words to tell it, I was missing the key that could finally bring the story from … Continue reading

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Jewels – Reflections from the Dark

It’s the dark time of year here in the north country where I live. In addition to the oh-so-short daylight, we have had a long run of cloudy and foggy weather. I am missing the luminous presence of snow cover. … Continue reading

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Voiceless

I recently lost my voice to laryngitis for six weeks. During that time, the sounds I could make ranged from a whisper to a croak to a flimsy peep. I couldn’t speak or sing. When I opened my mouth, I … Continue reading

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Karly’s Garden

Many of you have met my beloved friend, Karly Wahlin, through her beautiful music, blog, poetry, and my stories about her.  I met Karly several years ago when I was invited to produce a CD of her soulful classical piano … Continue reading

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Diversity and Inclusion: What’s Voice Got To Do With It?

I recently offered a Full Voice presentation for a group of diversity and inclusion managers at a large financial institution. Expressions like, “we need every voice at the table” or “everyone must have a voice in this organization” inevitably arise … Continue reading

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