Without memory, our existence would be barren and opaque, like a prison cell into which no light penetrates; like a tomb which rejects the living . . . [I]f anything can, it is memory that will save humanity. For me, hope without memory is like memory without hope.
“People are afraid, and when people are afraid, when their pie is shrinking, they look for somebody to hate. They look for somebody to blame. And a real leader speaks to anxiety and to fear and allays those fears, assuages anxiety.”
“Was I sleeping, while the others suffered? Am I sleeping now? Tomorrow, when I wake, or think I do, what shall I say of today?” ~ Vladimir
Waiting for Godot (Grove Press, 2011)
Here’s a great article on Why Mediation is Better for Couples and Their Children from Susan Ingram. I came across the article on LinkedIn, and as people are often asking me questions about mediation, I found this article to be brief but loaded with powerful points. Peace ~
One of the highlights of my year has been coaching this team of boys (Aris FC 02 Red). They are everything that is right about sports, and they constantly reminded me to smile and to enjoy the moment. Well done kids and parents! I’m proud to have been your coach.