Awaken!…and let everyone else awaken in their own time

  I had a dream the other night that confirmed something I've known for a long time, "Don't try to wake anyone up." When we discover great truths, it is so tempting to want to teach, show, or even push others into realizing what we have seen, but the very thought that someone is "asleep"… Continue reading Awaken!…and let everyone else awaken in their own time

being and doing

When I first moved to Cambridge, I worked as a cook for a community of nuns. I'd always thought of myself as a pretty good cook, but had never done it professionally. Even though I'd enjoyed cooking (somewhat) over the years, I agonized over every meal that I prepared for the nuns. I always doubted… Continue reading being and doing

The key, the lesson, and a give-away!

My mother has always been a giving person, especially with her children. lf one of us said to her, "I like the sweater you're wearing mom", she'd inevitably respond, "Do you want it?" or she'd just go change and come out wearing another top, while handing the one we'd admired to us. We've gotten into… Continue reading The key, the lesson, and a give-away!