April 28, 2018
It occurred to me the day I met Lou that this might be a ‘Tuesdays with Morrie’ kind of experience. I wasn’t wrong.
On a hot summer afternoon in July, I drove to Lou’s house for our first scheduled visit. My new 83-year-old spitfire friend greeted me at the door, and then… READ MORE
April 22, 2018
I met this woman in a shop doorway in Quito, Equator.
Poking my head in, I saw the walls covered with the most wonderful hand stitched tablecloths. Every color you could think of. The result was a collage of joy that left me feeling like a guest at a family celebration.
This woman sat on the wooden chair out side the shop and I could not stop looking at her. Her very essence matched the abundance I had just… READ MORE
April 14, 2018
I celebrate that aloneness is illusion. In the course of my life, I have often felt alone in the face of an array of challenges, whether challenged by issues in my personal world or by the wild ways of a troubled world. Yet whatever I am currently challenged by, I soon remember that others are also facing it, or will, or have. Mostly our troubles are so common that they’re more anonymous than unique. If anyone’s been truly… READ MORE