Monthly Archives: September 2012

You Are Not Your Writing, or “how drafts can save your life”

Plato regarded writing as a particular kind word-work. In that era, (the 5th c BCE Athens), speaking was, hands down, the more truthful way of presenting oneself and any idea. Writing was treated suspiciously: it is a derivative of the … Continue reading

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Quaker Ministry Workshop Weekend: Creepy or Cool?

When attending a Quaker workshop, be prepared to be watched. Oh yes, listened too, but also watched. “When you sit in worship, I noticed your energy change when you sit up straight from when you fold over. You have so … Continue reading

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