Category Archives: Loving Kindness

The Weight of a Small Boy

My nephew Dave and his wife Sylvia host a Misfits Thanksgiving Dinner every year.  They invite friends and acquaintances to their home, people who live far from extended family.  My husband and I attend when we can.   For eighteen years, … Continue reading

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The Sound of Wings

  My friend Brock and I often greet each other with the words “ishq allah.”  He tells me that ishq is mad, passionate, sticky love for God. I’ve got a bad case of ishq. Crazy-ass love for spirit in matter … Continue reading

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A Generous Universe

The other night I dreamed there was a dead armadillo in my house.  It was under the chaise where I usually sit.  I knew it would soon start to rot and smell.  Rather than remove it though, I decided to … Continue reading

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