Drifting and planting seeds

Resting in the shade… Escaping the heat of the day. Each in their private meditation. Lost in thoughts… Drifting… We’re living in topsy-turvy times, and I think that what causes the topsy-turvy feelings is inadequacy of old forms of thought to deal with new experiences…you have to stop and drift laterally for a while until…

By the Sea

Recently,  I have been drawn to the paintings of Paul Gauguin. This might seem unexpected in light of his life story that features desertion of his family and the ugly episode the night Van Gogh dislocated his ear lobe. Let’s just say it is easy to judge him harshly because of these stories. Then I…

Practicing Holy Vision

What are the steps for practicing our faith? How can we develop our inner eye so that we might see with renewed strength God’s blessings all around us? Like all of us this week I am reeling from the news of violence in our world…do I need to escape? Should I run and hide myself…

Our Nakedness

Now that Spring is here and many of us are already changing our cloths over to lighter wear, I invite you to cast off your shoes and wander with me awhile in the Garden of Eden. What did we actually lose that day when Adam and Eve ate of the now famous forbidden fruit? The French Post- Impressionist…