The enso. A circle.
The symbol is taken from Zen Buddhism, and is interpreted as “absolute enlightenment,” “strength,” or “elegance.”
It may be drawn so that the circle is closed, or open; my preference–as shown here–is the latter. A closed circle is a symbol of perfection, and I don’t believe any of us ever achieves that. Open, it reflects the possibility of continuing movement and development. I do believe that possibility exists for each of us.
This week I posted a version of this essay on my Change Mentor blog; it was my last posting there. It is also a time of new beginnings; [Read more…]