Connecting Flights and Connecting Strangers

Connecting Flights and Connecting Strangers

With so much fear of strangers, isolationism and individualism running rampant in our world today, I want to share with you a recent experience that made me realize how connected we are to one another and that deep down inside we are all the same. My husband and I...
I See You

I See You

In The Book of Awakening Mark Nepo writes, “For centuries, African Bushmen have greeted each other this way.  When the one becomes aware of his brother or sister coming out of the brush, he exclaims, ‘I See You!’ and then the one approaching rejoices, ‘I Am Here!’”...
Feeding Deer

Feeding Deer

All summer long and into the fall a big beautiful doe and her young fawn have visited our backyard, eating the corn and apples we set out and giving us so much enjoyment in watching them.    Occasionally, another doe comes around, but she is different – very sickly...
Resting Below the Surface

Resting Below the Surface

On a very hot summer evening over sixty years ago, my dad took me to the beach to teach me how to float.  The “beach” was nothing more than a short span of sand along the Prairie River that lazily wove its way through our town.  It wasn’t big by any stretch of the...