From strength to strength

The mom of my friend died the other afternoon. We talked together a few hours before. He knew it was coming. He was anticipating the arrangements, the conversations, the travel. He was feeling weary. I knew the feeling. Some of you do, too. A couple hours before we met, I had been reading a prayer. […]

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A prayer for Monday.

(First published October 8, 2012) It happens every Monday morning. Every Monday is a restart of our pilgrimage. Every Monday we say, “I want this week to be different. I want to be more committed, more caring, more thoughtful, more loving, more focused, more significant, more successful.” And then we open our eyes. And shuffle […]

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The end of January.

Are you ready for 2012? I am. I mean, I had great ideas for 2011. I started the year with 99 goals for the year. Some of them were just a “to-do” list. Some of them were in the “remember to be nice” kind of category. A couple of them were huge. Now January is […]

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