Tag: patience


Curious and kind


Sugar-the-dog at a stand-down from hypervigilance - a model for our times   Perhaps you have been the unfortunate victim of the conversation-starter “Well, there’s good news and there’s bad news.” And then there is that preposterous question that so inevitably follows “Which do you want first?” As if it...

Beauty’s becoming – a meditation on gain and loss


Whidbey Island Late-summer Tomatoes Our culture confuses beauty and glamor. They are different. Glamor sells, whereas beauty inspires.  Britney Spears may sell but Vanessa Redgrave inspires. Glamor is flawless whereas beauty can be centered in the very flaws of a thing, of a person, of a situation, of a life....

waiting


Kneeling, waiting on God can be infuriating.  This image from our Te Deum window over the West (actually south but who’s counting) doors of the cathedral is a detail we never really see because the window is so high.  I think this is Mary of Magdala because she is often...