“We are all butterflies. Earth is our chrysalis.” ― LeeAnn Taylor A chrysalis spills open. Here we are. The moon swallowing the sun in a total solar eclipse (December 14). A twenty-year cycle closing. A 200-year cycle opening. Yet another round of letting go in the penultimate year of letting go. We shed old skin and … More Taking Flight … More Taking Flight
May those who are asleep, awaken.
May those who are hungry, be fed.
May those in grief, find comfort.
May those in darkness, discover light. … More Grace Notes: My Solstice Prayer
I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars. ~ Og Mandino Today is the shortest (darkest) day of the entire year. It is the Winter Solstice in the Northern hemisphere and the Summer Solstice (the longest day of the year) … More Returning to the Dark
Let thy light shine, then, in dark places. ~ Edgar Cayce Truly, it is in the darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us. ~ Meister Eckhart Thinking this morning of all those whose lives have been upended by Hurricane Sandy — not just … More Sending Light In Sandy’s Wake
I saw this open letter (all italicized portions of this post) from Henry Rollins on Facebook the other day. I beg young people to travel. If you don’t have a passport, get one. Take a summer, get a backpack and to to Delhi, go to Saigon, go to Bangkok, go to Kenya… I was reminded … More It’s a Big World: Go See It