Posts tagged "Becoming"
Cosmic Algebra: Being Divinely Human

Cosmic Algebra: Being Divinely Human

Recently I had the pleasure and richness of attending a retreat at the IONS Earthrise center north of San Francisco.  We enjoyed the full moon, and witnessed the uncommon and alignment of Jupiter and Venus with stunning clear skies.  Click to enlarge this second picture and you can actually see both planets! It was my first...
Failing and Flying

Failing and Flying

This is not my favorite poem, it’s not a philosophy that inspires me, or fills me with gratitude.  (I’m more a Mary Oliver kinda gal :-))  And still, this spare, clear poem by Jack Gilbert, Failing and Flying, with its directness and lack of nostalgia, provocative and pertinent, offers an invitation to see the world and our challenges in...
Balancing Act

Balancing Act

Have you even seen the incredible rock balancing that some artists do?  I love them and recently reflected on how they are a rich metaphor for balance in our lives, offering lessons and insights, and questions to ponder. Before I explore the metaphor, have a look at this fascinating time lapse video. The whole site,...

Full Moon and Faces

The moon is almost full now, and I love hanging out my window at night and looking at it.  It makes me think of faces, and thereby hang some tails — and some reflections.     It must have been some time in my 30ies, when I looked in the mirror one morning and was...
Being the Change

Being the Change

“Be the change you wish to see in the world” is a saying often attributed to Mahatma Ghandi. As I looked for the quote itself in order to include a link, I came across a New York Times article called, “Falser Words Were Never Spoken“! Upshot is that the closest thing Ghandi appears to have...