Like a Prayer

“May God break my heart so completely that the whole world falls in.” ~ Mother Teresa With all the saber-rattling and war talk, the horror of gassing women and small children, the multiple shooting deaths that have become as commonplace as dandelions, the news stories of dead rivers and dying towns, the burning of Yosemite, … More Like a Prayer

Your Wild and Precious Life

For my Mother “Nam-myoho-renge-kyo is like the roar of a lion.  What sickness can, therefore, be an obstacle?” I am thinking today about the line from Mary Oliver’s poem (above).  Our lives — the moments and years that we often take for granted; the minutiae of every day life; the value of each precious minute — … More Your Wild and Precious Life

Sending Light In Sandy’s Wake

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