My hubby and I are in our way home from Madison and Chicago – we had a lovely time seeing my family and exploring two wonderful cities.
Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift. ~Mary Oliver
2015 has been a difficult year – and a blessing in its difficulty. Someone once said that life is beautiful and horrific and beyond understanding – I don’t know who to quote, and I could very well be the person who said those words, though… Read More
I woke up with the words and tune of a new chant in my head. Chant writing isn’t something I have ever done alone, so I’m excited by this morning’s gift of a song. I’m also really grateful for: – an amazing partner – a… Read More
Today, I’m grateful for: 1. J, my lovely life partner 2. Porky, my four-legged-n-furry lovely life partner 3. Anne Lamott’s Traveling Mercies 4. Gluten-free sugar cookies from Gluuteny 5. The perspective and distance that time can bring
I really want to write something tonight, but I find myself at a loss, with no serious thoughts/observations of my own to share – though I will nudge you toward reading this amazing post by Danielle LaPorte on building a spiritual practice. (So good!) I suppose I do… Read More
Da Capo By Jane Hirshfield Take the used-up heart like a pebble and throw it far out. Soon there is nothing left. Soon the last ripple exhausts itself in the weeds. Returning home, slice carrots, onions, celery. Glaze them in oil before adding the lentils,… Read More