Monthly Archives: April 2016

Twelve Steps South

I had been crying on and off for a week ever since spending a few days visiting the Ananda community on Camano Island in the San Juans north of Seattle.  It was an exquisite opportunity to learn about natural farming … Continue reading

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Love & Devotion

I think I am finally getting a spark of understanding about what the Troubadors sang about, why Sufis beat their chests, and why martyrs have gone up in flames over their love of Jesus.  Something about the energy of this … Continue reading

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Generosity

I am beginning to feel myself closing down.  I’m not introducing myself to new guests anymore.  I have stopped trying to get to know residents I have not already met.  And this morning during my kitchen clean-up shift, I felt … Continue reading

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