Sunday, December 10, 2017

Ah, how good it is to be among people who are reading. ~ Rainer Maria Rilke, The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge The sweetest part of this ever-darkening month is found in afternoons and evenings when we read companionably together yet off on individual adventures without and within. It’s made all the more delicious this

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Generally what is more important than getting watertight answers is learning to ask the right questions. ~ Madeleine L'Engle, Walking on Water: Reflections on Faith and Art Wisdom tells me to ask, and then stop. And listen. Ears and eyes and heart wide open. Isn’t this a wiser course than where my natural tendency wants

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Over the course of the millennia, all these multitudes of ancestors, generation upon generation, have come down to this moment in time—to give birth to you. There has never been, nor will ever be, another like you. You have been given a tremendous responsibility. You carry the hopes and dreams of all those who have