Portals

Portal: an entrance, a doorway, a threshold. My first foray on the Camino led to many thresholds. Walking an obscure section of one of four historic pilgrimage routes in France, I traipsed past chateaus and hamlets, endless globes of hay and moody cows, country roads and fields of sunflowers scattered across vast swathes of farmland. … More Portals

2020 Year in Review

What a year. A quiet life at home, periods intense and stressful, so many plans on hold, societal ills exploding in front of us. As I’m sure you can attest to, when everything but the essentials are stripped away, (major) readjustments are required. Funny enough, this back-to-basics arrangement is how I experienced my own personal … More 2020 Year in Review

Cracks in the Foundation

When the pandemic started, I observed that our society was unceremoniously being shown the cracks in our foundation. Specific areas had become incredibly dysfunctional and were obviously in desperate need of dramatic, multi-layered healing. The nationwide explosion of heartbreak and anger over the last couple weeks has highlighted in a new way the severe cracks … More Cracks in the Foundation