Author: KUF Office

Pondering Questions

Don’t treat these questions like “homework” or try to answer every one. Instead, make time to meditate on the list and then pick the one question that speaks to you most. The goal is to figure out which question is “yours.” Which question captures the … read more.

Even More Quotes from the Common Bowl

We all get shit wrong. So the question is: Have you built the capacity to care more about others than you care about your own ego? Will you choose to protect someone else over your own ego?
~Austin Channing Brown

You can widen your circle of … read more.

More Quotes from the Common Bowl

Diversity is being invited to the party; inclusion is being asked to dance.
~Vernā Myers

We have to change [and widen] our idea of what it means to be racist… When we understand racism as a system that we have been raised in and that its impact … read more.

Quotes from the Common Bowl

He drew a circle that shut me out-
Heretic, rebel, a thing to flout.
But love and I had the wit to win:
We drew a circle and took him In!
~Edwin Markham

It’s the community’s job to figure out how we can stretch into the so-called margins to broaden … read more.

Pondering Questions

Don’t treat the following questions like homework, or try to answer every single one. Instead, make time to meditate on the list and then pick the one question that speaks to you right now. The goal is to figure out which question is yours, or … read more.

Even More Quotes from the Common Bowl

All I know is that my life is better when I assume that people are doing their best. It keeps me out of judgment and lets me focus on what is, and not what should or could be.”
~Brené Brown

Conscious change is brought about by the … read more.

More Quotes from the Common Bowl

Cat: Where are you going?
Alice: Which way should I go?
Cat: That depends on where you are going.
Alice: I don’t know.
Cat: Then it doesn’t matter which way you go.
~Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to … read more.

Quotes from the Common Bowl

Word Roots: 

From Latin intentus: “to stretch out, lean toward” and Latin intendere: ‘intend, extend, direct’, from in- ‘towards’ + tendere ‘stretch, tend’.

This is usually understood as reaching for and pursuing a goal, but it can equally refer to stretching towards something within us. Intention can be about moving closer … read more.

Pondering Questions

Don’t treat the following questions like “homework”, or try to answer every single one. Instead, make time to meditate on the list and then pick the one question that speaks to you right now. The goal is to figure out which question is yours, or … read more.