The spark is gone. Of course it’s gone. It’s a spark. A spark is a spark and that’s all it is and all it can be. A spark. If the spark remained, it wouldn’t be a spark. It would be a fire. The spark starts the fire or it doesn’t. Either way, it’s job is … Continue reading The Unconditional Expression of a Spark
The Case for Care in the Face of Sympathy
I come from a rough neighborhood; that’s no secret. Where I grew up, people were gruff, rough, and tough. In fact, here’s a typical greeting; and seriously, no bullshit, verbatim: “Joe! How the hell are you, you f**king fat bastard? Life treating you good or what?” Yep, pretty typical. Crazy right? But, you know this … Continue reading The Case for Care in the Face of Sympathy
Can You Make My Daughter Taller?
Sometimes, the problem isn’t the problem and solving for X won't get you to Y … or, why. Finding the right solution takes care. Care to question linear thinking, to step back, observe, process information, allow for imagination, trust your instincts, and try to connect dots. Then you have to be so bold as to … Continue reading Can You Make My Daughter Taller?