Fatherless Child

To state the obvious, Father’s Day is the day when children everywhere fete their fathers with gifts and cards. They serve them stacks of obligatory pancakes and cups of badly brewed coffee. They draw pictures and sign their cards with love. It is a day to honor fathers, and I am OK with that. Still, … More Fatherless Child

Desperately Seeking Silence

Silence is the one place where each person can hear spirit if she chooses to listen. In silence, we can hear the still small voice asking us to forge a luminous, authentic life. We can hear our own heart beating and feel the life that permeates every cell in our bodies. We become aware of our aches and pains, of the ways in which we drive ourselves into the ground always thinking that doing is more important than being. … More Desperately Seeking Silence