The awe comes easy, and thankfulness follows
Get me outside myself, say, in a yurt on an island, and whoa—there are the stars, and crickets, the body I live in, the images of the people I love.
Holy curiosity and holy trouble
At the Parliament of the World’s Religions and at a conference of LGBTQ religious leaders, my heart reawakened.
Power of community, the peril of individualism
True community doesn’t happen unless everyone is willing to give up some of their identity as an individual.
The still point and the work of Christmas
Joy and celebration are worthy of the time we spend on them. The small moment of the candle being lit while singing ‘Silent Night’ is that important.
Making peace with the temporary nature of life
Making an object that exists solely to be captured in a photograph then discarded is a study in the Buddhist teaching of impermanence.
Climate change triptych
‘My thought process as I paint is a non-linear flow of consciousness.’
Retaining our humanity
We can become a more spiritually resilient faith.
To bow and to bend
An ancient tale points to the wisdom of nonsense.
Don’t forget your belongings
We ascend, or descend, inextricably linked with all others.
Love small enough to curse a cell or sky.