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Posted in Paradoxes, Silence, Solitude, Space, Trust, Wonder

Close to Home

Like so many of us in the northern hemisphere, I was just beginning to engage in Spring’s activities, when the coronavirus forced me to stay close to home. As I live through the paradox of devastation and gift, I consider … Read More

Posted in Authenticity, Freedom, Life, Love, Paradoxes, Transformation

Coyote

Just when our seriousness escalates to lid popping level, a holy fool comes and relieves the pressure by pulling log after log from our eyes. Every culture has its sacred clowns. In nature, Coyote is Trickster. It was garden-like back … Read More

Posted in Authenticity, Life, Paradoxes, Shadow, Trust

Secrets

Say it out loud and give it power. Conceal it and give it even more power. There must be another option. If Lynx’s strength, in us, is keeping other people’s secrets, Lynx’s weakness may be ignoring our own. Acknowledging our … Read More

Posted in Breathe, Creation, Depths, Life, Paradoxes, Solitude

Hibernation

Like verses in sacred texts, the animals of Creation’s Bible, may have several possible meanings, depending on where we are on the journey. At some point, Bear’s hibernation will surely hold our much-needed medicine. When circumstances cause us to miss … Read More

Posted in Authenticity, Love, Mystery, Paradoxes, Transformation, Trust

Presence

Appropriate vulnerability vitalized her influence. Because she had a sense of being one with the greater whole, she was unencumbered, and better able to offer Presence. Peace and Mystery were two qualities that accompanied her. Together, she held past, present … Read More

Posted in Depths, Life, Light, Paradoxes, Trust

No Room in the Inn

Continued from Alienated Parts: Three caregivers, made a special trip to her room to say, “You are the hands and feet of Jesus.” Two weeks later there was no room in the inn. In the Jesus story, she had gone … Read More