Tag Archives: Love

Witnessed by Strangers

Guess I really am a minister.  When my phone rang at 2:40 this morning I figured it was a wrong number.  When I realized a message had been left I woke up enough to play it back.  To my surprise, … Continue reading

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Come Closer

Day 2 of my retreat. I woke up this morning with the driven urgency you might expect from someone who works like me. Even on retreat, I feel compelled to spend my time richly, completely, and well. Go figure, huh? … Continue reading

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Re-Treating the World

  I am sitting in a bare and simple room at the Linwood Spiritual Center, located along the Hudson River, somewhere in NY.  My room has a single bed with a thin green bedspread, Formica furniture with nothing to make it … Continue reading

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Some Moments Have No Words

There is such finality in death.  It is the time when you review the life of another, trying to make sense of their death by justifying their life.  We gather together as mourners, reflecting on the many ways we were … Continue reading

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I Am That I Am

I am a writer.  I am many other things, but I see the world as a collection of stories meant to be told, and ultimately meant to teach.  I have an insatiable curiosity about that world, and I have been … Continue reading

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