Tag Archives: Jena Schwartz


19 April 2016 It seems that, in transforming our responsiveness, this is not only what allows us to be surprised by the world but to also be that surprise to the world. ~Colten Steele You’ve probably realized that I love … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Open and Receive

26 February 2016 The most exciting discoveries happen at the frontiers.  When you come to know something new, you come closer to yourself and to the world.  Discovery enlarges and refines your sensibility.  When you discover something, you transfigure some … Continue reading


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Touchstone – Filling our Bowls

29 January 2016           The sun shines not on us but in us. ~John Muir It’s raining again, a gentle percussion on my skylights, a soft steady drip from the eaves.  It reminds me of the … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Go, Friend, Go!

25 September 2015 Promise me you’ll always remember:  You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.  ~ A.A. Milne I was working through big clots of thoughts about how important friendship is to … Continue reading

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