What Colors Your World?

What Colors Your World?

I’ve been writing year-end messages in the midst of uncertain times for years now. And perhaps like me, when you stop to think about things, there is a feeling of puzzlement bordering on despond – that we could have — or should have — been doing better as a...
Sharing The Music

Sharing The Music

Perhaps, in midst of these difficult times, many of you have found music to be a source of joy and a reminder of the enduring beauty of our humanity.  Here then is something that might make listening more accessible.  After years of selling downloads of my CDs from my...
Water Under The Bridge

Water Under The Bridge

I love the energy of standing on a bridge – two distinctly different feelings and energies as we cross the road – one as the water rushes towards us and the other much calmer as it flows away from us.   Almost five months have passed since I last sent...
Fall Residency At The Lilypad

Fall Residency At The Lilypad

It is raining gently for the first time in many many weeks.  Verily – Amen. The drought has been severe, and everybody has been hoping for this rain.  All the plants, and trees, and creatures, stressed by the lack of life-giving moisture.  There are almost no...
Forest Refuge

Forest Refuge

This Sunday, May first, I am headed to the Forest Refuge at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA for a month-long silent retreat.  I am excited about going. The simplicity of the retreat environment, designed to allow us to sustain our focus, has over the years...
You’ve Changed

You’ve Changed

You’ve changed.   Really.  Since the last time I wrote a month ago, for sure. The world has certainly changed. We all are painfully aware of that. At the same time, new thoughts have entered your mind just since you started reading this blog a few seconds ago. All...