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Voice of God, Voice of the Earth

Yesterday I played on the trampoline with two of my little granddaughters.  We laughed so much.  We spent part of the time lying on our backs watching the little cedar helicopter seeds spin slowly down on us as the wind blew. Fall is arriving.  Today is the Autumn Equinox.  And… Read More »Voice of God, Voice of the Earth

Teach Us to Sit Still

Ash Wednesday, Part 2 Every year on Ash Wednesday, Guari and I read T. S. Eliot’s poem “Ash Wednesday” aloud.  The poem brilliantly portrays the dual Lenten focus on repentance and acceptance of our mortality. It expresses a sense of dust and ashes, of hopelessness, of powerlessness to change. These feelings… Read More »Teach Us to Sit Still