Does conflict competence make a good story?

Seventeen years ago, I wrote a novel about a Conflict Manager. For the past sixteen years, I’ve been editing it. My interest is in Conflict Managers’ thought processes as we … Continue reading Does conflict competence make a good story?

Get over it or get past it (or both)?

No! I didn’t get over it already. What’s more realistic is I’ve gotten past it. Trauma is like flowers that bloom, go dormant, and bloom again. Emotions, like living things, cycle over … Continue reading Get over it or get past it (or both)?

Is peace a reward for patience?

Is peace imaginable even though it isn’t yet within reach? Is there a vision of what the other side of our current age of turbulence might look like? The entwined German and Israeli flag lapel … Continue reading Is peace a reward for patience?