On the last days of my 38th year, I have one prevailing emotion. Gratitude. Deep overflowing gratitude that often brings me to my knees at how much…… Read more “At the end of the day”
Remember when you got the wind knocked out of you? Nothing previously can prepare you for this moment, and there is no assurance that the next breath will come. This is the unknown.
You are so young, so before all beginning, and I want to beg you, as much as I can, dear sir, to be patient toward all that…… Read more “Protecting the questions and living into the answers”
I am too alone in the world, and not alone enough to make every moment holy. I am too tiny in this world, and not tiny enoughjust…… Read more “Rilke – being with the secret things”
Rainer Maria Rilke, one of the patron saints of The Shepherd and the Knucklehead, writes in Letters to a young Poet: You are so young, so before…… Read more “When questioning becomes trendy”