A Downright Genuflection

A Downright Genuflection

When I was pouring my coffee this morning, a few lines came to me. God says the reason I ask you to kneel is because I’m down here. Last night, Ian and I watched “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” a documentary about Fred Rogers, the man who created “Mr. Rogers’...
A Little Solstice Story

A Little Solstice Story

Dear friends, The other day, coming down the steps of the subway, I saw a homeless man who was sitting by a pillar with a sign. He had been crying and he was trying to compose himself as people streamed down the escalator. My heart was caught by the sight of him in...
Spelling the Spell OUT

Spelling the Spell OUT

These days I’ve been thinking a great deal about spells. What sort of power is running through us when we cast negative spells in life? I’ve heard many people say that it feels good to express their rage because they get their power back. The problem is that...
Growing Back Up

Growing Back Up

Recently I’ve been spending time with a Swedish fairy tale called A Tale of the Tontlawald. It’s about a girl named Elsa who grew up among the fairies in a place known as the Tontlawald. She drifted into that strange and forbidden territory one day when the abuse at...
Faith-Keeping

Faith-Keeping

Never lose sight of your dreams, my darling! Every now and then I have a crisis of faith. Faith in my art. A few decades ago, when I realized that my life was probably not going to involve raising children, I was sitting outside on the porch of the little house I had...

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