beloved community

Radical Hospitality: Warming Up Our Workplaces

Radical Hospitality: Warming Up Our Workplaces

The fine art of hosting has been on the top of our minds, shaping our own workplace culture and collaboration. In today’s fast paced, sometimes icy cold world where humility, generosity and mutual respect seem to be fast becoming values and acts of the past, this is feeling like an essential point of focus. Just being in discussion as a team about great hospitality is raising our kindness and generosity game. Our question for ourselves has been, “How can we embody radical hospitality in our workplaces everyday?”.

Making a Joyful Noise Together

Making a Joyful Noise Together

At least four times in the past month, I have woken myself up laughing. I have actually been brought awake by my own chuckling. No story, no image, no dream, just laughter. It’s been a wonderful, surprising experience. In a world and an America that seems to be getting more grim, it’s been heartening to know that I’m cracking myself up at night. There is something that I seem to be remembering and it sure feels good!

Seriously Joyful

Seriously Joyful

How should we be behaving in beloved community? What are the practices? How do we even start the conversation? Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his infamous call, inspiring so many with his vision of how to live in celebration of our diversity every day: “Our goal is to create a beloved community and his will require a qualitative change in our souls and a quantitative change in our lives.” The key, like with so many shifts in our world, is to start with ourselves....