When we listen with our full attention, whether to a friend, to the rustling leaves, or even an offering on facebook, we create an opening.  We enter the realm of the wild, open to the creative possibility of the moment. Every encounter and conversation is an opportunity to enter a shared space, to discover our common ground in vulnerability, and awaken creativity, peace, and compassion.

There is a principle in improvisational theater of supporting another’s creative attempt, building on it, a collaboration and participation with the other that becomes a shared improvisation.  We are playing, back and forth in the moment, being with another, finding yes. Yes and rather than a flat no – I hear you and what about this?  Continue Reading ->