The Inner Quest

In addition to feeling passionate about the value of leaving one’s comfort zone geographically, I feel equally passionate about the value of the daring adventure of self-inquiry from right here where you are sitting. One of my most loved and trusted avenues for...

Fall Down as the Rain

My beloved Grandpa finally found his way through that bright door, into the Great Expanse. My partner, Dan, and I sang this song, “Fall Down as the Rain” by Joe Crookston, for my Grandpa’s funeral ceremony on February 6, 2016. It felt only perfectly...

If You Knew

“What if you knew you’d be the last to touch someone? If you were taking tickets, for example, at the theater, tearing them, giving back the ragged stubs, you might take care to touch that palm, brush your fingertips along the life line’s crease. When a man...

Cycles of life

Thoughts on the cycles of life… An afternoon at Le Cimetière du Père-Lachaise in Paris, France… “Normally we do not like to think about death. We would rather think about life. Why reflect on death? When you start preparing for death you soon realize...

grace

“I do not understand the mystery of grace, only that it meets us where we are and does not leave us where it found us.” -Anne...