Venom and Vanity: Dispatches of Intensive CareWatch now (6 min) | The day after celebrating my birthday in the desert late last month, a rattlesnake bit me and everything went sideways. On…
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On grieving the death of a spiritual giant—St. Freddy of Rupert—and the solace of a magical Redwood forest of someday-giants that shouldn't be but is.
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An early Christmas present of music, film, images, and stories that hopefully will lighten your load and lift your spirits. May your holiday be merry…
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All week, I’ve been trying to recall where I’d seen light refracted by smoke the way it has been this week here in Southern California, 80 miles or more…
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Learning to abide in the tension between what we wish for and what is. Cuz if you try sometimes, you might find, you get what you need...
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On memoirs, memories, destiny, The Long Way Up/Down/Around, Surrender(ing), and how you'll never know if you don't ask
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Each time the credits roll, I find myself thinking the same thing: Thank God, Foster woke up.If he didn’t shake himself out of the stupor of malaise 10…
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Today we enter my favorite (liturgical) season of the year, Advent, where we keep watch for what is coming—glimmers of hope even as the days and their…
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After a long weekend in the Pacific Northwest with friends aboard a boat called Gratitude, a few thoughts on how being grateful can change, well…
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Sunday Stories: Don't Push the RiverWatch now (2 min) | A quick hello from not-Laguna Beach and not-Ireland, but where the Universe led us, where the aspens are yellow and the wee maples…
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"Of science and the human heart, there is no limit..." This week I received the single-dose Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine—a miracle drug that…
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Day 1 of our 28-day Advent journey of mini-dispatches to give you pause and light.
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