Patterns that Perpetuate Conflict (Part 2)

Previously, in Part 1 (https://enlivenc.com/2021/conflict-patterns-1), I shared a number of key patterns of interaction which I believe contribute to conflict going around and around in circles, without resolving. In what…

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Patterns that Perpetuate Conflict (Part 1)

[Not long ago, I told some friends that I perceived patterns of interaction being active which seemed to stimulate and perpetuate “vortices of conflict” which continue without resolution. They asked…

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Pain Lasers and Love Lasers

In graduate school, I became an expert on lasers, devices that produce intense beams of exceptionally pure light. So, it's only natural that I sometimes use lasers as metaphors for…

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