Month: December 2019


Advent Masks


The masks we wear, no matter how glamorous, just get in the way of living life.  Someone recently asked me to define “spirituality” which places an Episcopal Priest rather on the spot. It took me a while to break the lump in my throat enough to speak my answer in...

the little classroom


“Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it's not because they enjoy solitude. It's because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them.” Jodi Picoult, My Sister’s Keeper At this time of year, I...

The pause of paws:


A meditation on Red Flags, hoofs, and paws The Park by the Pizzaria, Langley, Whidbey Island, Washington, The Salish Sea Sometimes when we walk, we must now pause, since Kai-the-dog is 98 in human years. So we stop.  We pause to rest our paws. Perhaps because it did not speak? ...