Here’s a little something from a wedding I attended in August of ’06. The mystery is indeed mystery and such joyful experiences contain much paradox when we…… Read more “Reflections on a wedding and pain”
Supported by the universe… Immensely!
It’s funny. I had this post in mind, that was entirely focused on little Brendan’s peaceful slumber in my arms. Of course, at my intended time of…… Read more “Supported by the universe… Immensely!”
Shame and the liberated self
I just read an article by James Bowler, S.J., entitled Shame: A Primary Root of Resistance to Movement in Direction. There were a few things that I really…… Read more “Shame and the liberated self”
Suffering… when you are not in control and you know it!
How difficult it is to be a man and know that I am not in control. I want to fix so badly. In these days when Kat and I are really trying to learn about self-care and staying healthy for the baby, and struggling in our attempts, this lesson of control is so real. It is such an effort for me to call on that place of love and acceptance, of calm, patience, and breath. Presence remains… personal, loving, healing. And my prayers go there, and go there, and go there, and go there. Breathe, breathe, breathe… remember.
Time… what is it good for? Absolutely everything!
How much of your time is dedicated to the life of sustainable community? How much of your time is given to caring for the earth or cultivating…… Read more “Time… what is it good for? Absolutely everything!”