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So How Is Winter for You?

Everyone keeps asking – since I’ve moved from San Francisco to the Chicago area – how it’s going for me. How am I adjusting to winter in the midwest. Actually, I think that the snow is beautiful, and, really, it’s people that I miss.… Continue Reading “So How Is Winter for You?”

The Closeness of God

Will you ever understand how near God is to you? Lalla, fourteenth century C.E.

I Await

“Expectans Expectavi”, by Anne Ridler The candid freezing season again: Candle and cracker, needles of fir and frost; Carols that through the night air pass, piercing The glassy husk of heart and heaven; Children’s faces white in the pane, bright in the tree-light. And… Continue Reading “I Await”

The Gift of a Friend

The whole of the holy life is good friends. – The Buddha

Thoughts on the Sea – 1

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. – Mahatma Gandhi

Eternity in Nature

What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it. – Isaac Bashevis Singer

More on Listening

Learning to listen with the heart moves us from the role of observers and enables us to become participants with the Creator in a world full of grace and possibility. – Elizabeth Canham, Heart Whispers