The paradox of death

July 22, 2012
 Because I could not stop for Death,He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves And Immortality.  -Emily Dickinson It's always seemed curious...

Summer’s bounty brought to you by Source

June 23, 2012
Hollyhocks in Capitola, CA These beautiful hollyhocks were growing outside a small strip center  in the tiny beach town of Capitola.Summer's bounty. Their...

About bad days

April 22, 2012
A bad day.Boy, has that definition changed for me.Here’s what I believe: if you can do something about it, if you can do something to change it, it’s not a bad...

What Jesus says now

April 8, 2012
I was here to teach that there were many paths to God.  I repeated to others that I am not the only way,  though this was rewoven by other people to state that I...

The practice of compassion

March 6, 2012
If you want others to be happy,practice compassionIf you want to be happy,practice compassion.-The Dalai LamaCompassion is in short supply in some places,and I'm not...

Trust the universe

March 3, 2012
It's interesting {and little puzzling, to be honest} to look at my life-- now with more years behind me than I have ahead--and ponder how I ended up where I am today.And...

Sacred & profane: Ash Wednesday in New Orleans

February 22, 2012
Ash Wednesday is a big day for me, and not just because I was born Catholic. Some 22 years ago I went to Mardis Gras with a group of gay men (and one other straight...

The Buddha Doctor is IN

December 27, 2011
I'm going to the Land of Medicine Buddha today. Doesn't that sound restful?It's a wooded retreat in the Santa Cruz Mountains and will be a peaceful writing environment...

Faith, belief & religion

December 18, 2011
Can you proveany of the stuff you believe in?my son asked me & when I saidthat's not how belief works,he nodded & saidthat's what he thoughtbut he was just...

Hallelujah Chorus means Christmas

November 27, 2011
The Hallelujah Chorus from The Messiah has defined Christmas since the first time I sang it in high school chorus.There's something about the power and majesty of...

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