Happy (post) Valentines Day everyone! I hope you had a day filled with love in all its many manifestations. I had a nice day, as well as a tangible example of a principle that I try to live by: what you give out comes back to you. Here is what happened. Usually I make a … More Love and What You Give Comes Back to You
For most of my 20s and 30s, I lived in Dupont Circle in the center of Washington DC. I participated in most of the big progressive protests or demonstrations of support during those days, and I saw my share of social unrest. If I were still living there and especially if I were still that … More How Could I Have Not Known?
Sundays are the days when the majority, although certainly not all, of religions or spiritual communities in the United States have their major services or gatherings. As in so many organizations, these institutions are struggling to continue serving their communities in a digital way that protects public health and safety and abides by increasingly strict … More Social Media Sunday
The quality for the third day of the Shannon Plummer and Bob Sima 5-day “Music as Spiritual Practice” journey is Forgiveness, and I have to admit that I had a little more difficulty with this theme than those for Day 1 and Day 2. But I guess I probably wasn’t alone, because they had more … More It’s Not You, It’s Me
This morning I got an urgent prayer request from the other side of the world. My good friend and spiritual teacher, Lorna Madill, is currently visiting Australia, where she lived for several years. Lorna attested to the devastation in that beautiful land from the wild fires we have been seeing in the news. Her request … More Pray Rain