Prayerbook

The Greatest Miracle

I awake at 4:00 a.m. and think of how we comfort and affirm each other, and give pleasure. I turn Continue Reading →

A Love Letter for Christmas

One holiday season when I was nine, I was put in charge of bringing up the Christmas decorations from under Continue Reading →

Longing, Confusion, Surprise +Christmas+

What strikes me most about the Christmas story are its recurring themes of intense longing, fearful confusion and complete surprise.  Continue Reading →

Chapter-book for Mystics

I would like to write a book that would be read to monks while they are silently eating dinner. It Continue Reading →

Ask, Seek, Knock +Ordinary Time+

Ask, search, knock — simple directives paired with straightforward promises, but, oh, not so easy for me!  The challenge in Continue Reading →