Ready or Not

     “Life always gives us exactly the teacher we need at every moment. This includes every mosquito, every misfortune, every red light, every traffic jam, every obnoxious superior (or employee), every illness, every loss, every moment of joy or depression, every addiction, every piece of junk, every breath. Every moment is the guru.”        Perhaps … Continue reading Ready or Not

Torn to Pieces

“The spirituality of imperfection speaks to those who seek meaning in the absurd, peace within the chaos, light within the darkness, joy within the suffering…This is not a spirituality for saints or gods, but for people who suffer from what the philosopher-psychologist William James called “torn-to-pieces-hood”…We have all known that experience, for to be human … Continue reading Torn to Pieces

Relenting for Lent

                          “There was a time when meadow, grove, and stream                                      The earth, and every common sight,                                                       To me did seem                                             Appareled in celestial light,                                      The glory and the freshness of a dream.                                        It is not now as it hath been of yore; -                                                    Turn whereso’er I may,                                                          By … Continue reading Relenting for Lent