Tag Archives: mystical

Standing Still

Living from the wellspring of the soul requires standing still—to know the truth of its resonance and wisdom. The soul is a wayfarer, bearing witness to experience, gently whispering:  Give life passage, living the freedom of love, holding the crossings of paths … Continue reading

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Reflections of a Son

On May 31, 2003, my son died in a rock climbing accident in Yosemite National Park. He was twenty-five. After Chris died, I created a manuscript about his life, which included many poems. Later, the manuscript was culled into a … Continue reading

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Costa Rican Connection

In the winter of 2005, a friend was vacationing on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. He implored me to come, saying that I would be enchanted. It was a life-changing week. Under the sway of sea breeze and tropical … Continue reading

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To Walk the Path

To walk the Path, one only needs to keep returning to the heart, free of complication and deliberation. To walk the Path is to allow life to be what it is: to be in this world but not of it. … Continue reading

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