When skies are clear on Winter days, the sun beams through tall windows and sparkles across the 90-degree therapy pool. Often the only one present, I feel the freedom to twirl and splash. The salty water holds me upright. I can dance in the beauty, joy and wonder of warm,... [more]
Our Collective Journal
"I have often felt a motion of love to leave some hints
in writing of my experience of the goodness of God."
What experience of the Light
do you treasure?
Annunciation, painting by He Qi
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I wish the dying process were more like the movies — relatively quick without protracted pain or suffering — but it seems it’s rarely that way. It certainly wasn’t for my brother-in-law, John, as he went through this process a few years ago. He’d been diagnosed with colon cancer that... [more]
In the grand scheme of things, the surgery I had scheduled to replace my deteriorating hip was “routine.” Hip replacement is one of the most effective and successful procedures in the annals of surgery, having been performed many thousands of times with few complications. “You’ll be fine,” I told myself. ... [more]
Seven of us piled into the Toyota Landcruiser and drove off a half dozen miles from the lake. We were going to visit our friend Eusebio before leaving Peru. Where the road ended, I scrambled out to walk another half mile across the barren altiplano landscape — three children in... [more]