I carry your heart

December 22, 2020
Before dawn 21 years ago today the call came that my mother had died. It was not a surprise; she'd been sick for the better part of a year. I left home in 1972. It...

The vastness is bearable only through love

September 23, 2019
Read this one slowly because each nugget is profound: Freedom is a heavy load, a great strange burden for the spirit to undertake. It is not easy. It is not a gift...

What is the most romantic thing that anyone has ever done f...

April 9, 2018
The idea of a "love language" is popular these days. That's recognition of the fact that everyone's different and what's romantic to one person might not feel the same...

Nothing is more powerful than love.

January 30, 2018
There are many ways to show your love. Here's a way to show it to those who are...

His radical love

November 6, 2017
Save I aspire to radical love, but not all the way there yet. On this, I am still a work in...

How we love

September 5, 2017
Love by itself is more than enough. No fancy gee-gaws, no big proclamations, just that warm feeling of being there for another, those thoughtful words, a loving touch....

Harvey relief

September 1, 2017
We've been donating to Hurricane Harvey relief organizations all week and now, A Healing Spirit will do the same. Buy a gift package or even an affirmation deck or...

Cry for Joey

July 25, 2017
I knew it was a bad time to see the documentary. I knew I'd cry. And yet, I had to watch it. Maybe, like me, you know the broad outlines of the story of Joey and Rory...

Searching for love

April 25, 2017
When I saw this the other day, I was struck by its truth. I'm just going to leave it here and ask what you think about...

Transcending the transcendent

April 12, 2017
Have you ever had a moment out of time that was, well, transcendent... so transcendent that the you felt it was almost supernatural?  That it was so meaningful that it...

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