When an individual behaves in a way that is either too good or too bad it suggests that he has repressed, edited out, or rejected parts of his human nature. Both the bully and the saint have lost a sense of proportion.

Place is crucial... you don't start in an abstract sense. You start where you are. (Dr. Frances Westley)

Complex systems comprise relationships. Relationships exists between things. You can point at things but you can’t point at relationships.

“Maybe” comes with no guarantees, only a chance. But “maybe” has always been the best odds the world has offered to those who set out to alter its course – to find a new land across the sea, to end slavery, to enable women to vote, to walk on the moon, to bring down the Berlin Wall.

Maybe” is hope incarnate – for all but the complacent and cynical.

Place is crucial…you don’t start in an abstract sense. You start where you are.

If we are afraid of our desert places then we become more afraid of the vulnerability outside ourselves — of the other.