In the leaving, in the letting go, let there be this to hold onto at the last: the enduring of love the persisting of hope, the remembering of joy, the offering of gratitude, the receiving of grace, the blessing of peace.
To all that is chaotic in you, let there come silence. Let there be a calming of the clamoring, a stilling of the voices that have laid their claim on you, that have made their home in you, that go with you even to the holy places but will not let you rest, will not […]
There is no remedy for love but to love more. – Henry David Thoreau Let us agree for now that we will not say the breaking makes us stronger or that it is better to have this pain than to have done without this love. Let us promise we will not tell ourselves time will […]
Prepare Strange how one word will so hollow you out. But this word has been in the wilderness for months. Years. This word is what remained after everything else was worn away by sand and stone. It is what withstood the glaring of sun by day, the weeping loneliness of the moon at night. Now […]
With every step you take, this blessing rises up to meet you. It has been waiting long ages for you. Look close and you can see the layers of it, how it has been fashioned by those who walked this road before you, how it has been created of nothing but their determination and their […]
It is true that every blessing begins with love, that whatever else it might say, love is always precisely its point. But it should be noted that this blessing has come today especially to tell you it is crazy about you. That it has been in love with you forever. That it has never not […]