Monthly Archives: November 2014

Solitude and companionship

Much was possible to a man in solitude…But some things were possible only to a man in companionship, and of these the most important was balance. (Charles Williams, The Place of the Lion)

Posted in Reflection

Buber, on the tempests of causality

“As long as the firmament of You is spread over me, the tempests of causality cower at my heels, and the whirl of doom congeals.” Martin Buber, I and Thou (trans. Walter Kaufmann)

Posted in Overheard, Reflection

Dr. Paul Farmer: The vitality of practice

Three points for reflection from Dr. Paul Farmer’s “Voices in Leadership” webcast conversation today at Harvard School of Public Health: “The vitality of practice is a beautiful thing.” (when asked “How do you maintain outrage without burnout?”) “We romanticize structural … Continue reading

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