“Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.” ― Mahatma Gandhi Since things come in threes, I figure I'll have "heart" as a topic again. The first of these … Continue reading Since things come in threes
Month: February 2013
Valentine’s Day Memories: Elementary School
"Do I have to give a Valentine's card to Joey Brown?" I distinctly remember whining this to my mother when I was in elementary school. Joey (whose name I have changed) was the kid in my class who had been "held back" as many times as the school system would allow. He had no … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Memories: Elementary School
Can I find the shadow heart?
“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince I noticed this heart in the shadows of the bare red maple in my back yard yesterday. Can you see it? As with most things, I could see it … Continue reading Can I find the shadow heart?
Those One-year Anniversaries
Everybody has them, those one-year anniversaries marking significant events in our lives. A wedding. A death. A birth. A move. A new job. A retirement. Typically we mark beginnings and endings. Those of us who are cancer survivors mark them both. Ask any of us the date we got our diagnosis. We can tell you … Continue reading Those One-year Anniversaries