Like Singing in the Bathtub: "Approaching our lives with spontaneity, with a lack of self-consciousness, with simplicity. That's how we may experience our relationship to the force that give us life. It's like singing in the bathtub."
Radical Hospitality: "In radical hospitality, we greet the stranger even though it can be uncomfortable. We honor that person’s worth and dignity—and our own, as we open ourselves to who they are, their stories, how life looks through their eyes...."
Wait: “As leaders, we like to see ourselves as people of action. We encounter a problem and want to fix it—now. But sometimes it doesn’t work. Sometimes action doesn’t get us anywhere; we just spin our wheels. That’s when a better strategy is to wait….”
“Our lives are made up of small moments: Sharing a meal with friends or family, wondering about a question that puzzles us, giving help to another, listening to a person and being listened to….”
Ellis Island: “My grandparents arrived at Ellis Island from Germany before World War I. After they were established in America, they sent for my grandfather’s father. When he reached Ellis Island there was a hitch. He waited but was not received by immigration officials. For three days he sat in the cavernous waiting room….”
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