Arrested by an Iris

Bearded Iris

Bearded irises erupted in our front yard, proclaiming with royal brilliance spring’s arrival. Every time I start to walk past them, awe stops me. I am arrested by beauty. I pause, admire, and am grateful. What if more and more could have the same effect? … Continue reading

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What is Your Original Face?

JesusLatte

I had a disturbing dream recently. I was in an underground parking lot, and police were making an arrest. The man being arrested was charged with a crime: stealing other people’s faces. All around the garage were angry men with … Continue reading

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Kwan Yin’s Mudra: What Our Country Needs Now

Kwan Yin

    In our garden is a statue of Kwan Yin, the feminine Buddhist embodiment of compassion and love-kindness. Her hands form a mudra, a spiritually-symbolic gesture. It is this gesture that hints at how we can have an appropriate, sustained … Continue reading

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