The Perplexity of Learning
My greatest learning experiences can never be defined as fun, fast and easy. A clear indicator of whether I am learning or not is, whether I am feeling the discomfort or not. In feeling that discomfort,  I must embrace the tension, exert emotional labour and be aware that I will at least once hear that voice in my head that says ,…

Effort is Not for Sale
I am watching a video of Devon Bieling a young woman from Atlanta who rolls her way past the finish line after collapsing just 12 yards before finishing Tunnel Vision Marathon in North Bend, Washington. As I watch this video I am thinking of a word, Effort. Effort is a meaningful word with hardly any thought given to it in our privileged…