Category Archives: Deep and Serious

Judgment Day … Perhaps

Sometimes an epiphany appears   …  one of those moments which suddenly illuminate and answer the deepest of life’s questions. It was a photo of a small lily pond taken with a cell phone and attached to an email message … Continue reading

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The Gift

It’s a small rather crudely carved  pendant … one of the mass-produced serpentine ornaments the Chinese somewhat spuriously like to call “new jade.”  But the woman who pressed it into my hand thought it was the genuine gemstone and it was her precious … Continue reading

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Two crèches and one God

. As I waded through the morning Email yesterday, weeding out the saccharine “forwards” and marking mail from family and friends to read at leisure later,  a single  subject line snagged my attention. ” U.S. judge denies bid for nativity scene … Continue reading

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Sitting with God

Sometimes unexpectedly a lesson creeps up behind you and grabs you by the ankles.  You stumble and trip and as you lie there on the ground, you look up to see why you fell. And there it is.  Standing over … Continue reading

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The Little Book of One

. I printed this little book shortly after the September 11th terrorist attacks on New York’s Trade Center.  I randomly distributed it in various public places  … waiting rooms, banks, grocery stories, librarys … any place where it could be … Continue reading

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Reincarnation … Why?

. I found this dialogue a few days ago while sifting through hundreds of files, desperately trying to cobble together various bits and pieces of a novel begun and abandoned three years ago.   I was looking for code words to … Continue reading

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Nur Singh … “Same to Same”

.             Sometimes the most profound lessons unfold in unexpected places And sometimes it takes a very long time to realize exactly how important a few simple words can be.   Especially when they’re uttered by a humble man who never sat … Continue reading

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