Everything does happen for a reason

November 13, 2015
The other day I read a long diatribe against the concept that "everything happens for a reason." The writer railed on about how there is no reason for bad things...

Did you have a past life?

June 15, 2015
The wild stories of traditional religion are something we've gotten used to. A virgin birth? Walking on water? Fishes and loaves? Raising the dead? They don't seem so...

The sweet sorrow of parting

May 27, 2015
Any and all forms of separation, disconnects, divides, partings, breakups, and goodbyes, Carol, are temporary. Very. You'll be together far, far longer than you will...

Love those who treat you right…

April 15, 2015
Love the people who treat you right. Forget about those who don't. I'd make a tweak in that "Love the people who treat you right."   I'd say "Love everyone. But...

Before he left us

April 12, 2015
There was once a young neurosurgeon at Stanford who, as an undergraduate and master's student,  had been an English lit major. He could write, oh, could he write. But...

Bronzed baby shoes

March 18, 2015
Most babies in the 1950s and maybe longer wore these traditional little white lace-up baby shoes. I love them--they remind me of purity and innocence. They are so...

Hurting people

February 26, 2015
People who hurt others are hurting. These days the deep questions of life and death are sitting front and center in my life. Serious and important things. But like...

Make the world a little kinder

November 26, 2014
I'm still ...what is the word? "reeling" isn't exactly it and "sad" is close, so maybe I'll just say that I'm still thinking about Ferguson and how we got to that place...

Reincarnation & the next step

November 7, 2014
 Should I stay here? But I could not do it. It was not my world, and there was so much to be done in the others.  ~Greta Wells in The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells...

Soul families and souls set apart

September 21, 2014
I've always been an observer, someone who's felt set apart from the crowd, moored a little out from shore. Truth is, I have always been very different from my family,...

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