Winter Solstice

“This is the solstice, the still point, of the sun, its cusp and midnight, the year’s threshold and unlocking, where the past lets go of and becomes the future; the place of caught breath…” – Margaret Atwood, Eating Fire: Selected Poetry 1965-1995  

State of Grace I & II

Sometimes the moment in which a photograph is captured becomes an unintended meditation. In this particular pair of images, there is for me the quiet memory of a small, soft, brown-feathered finch. I found her one morning in a patch of sun, beneath a window into which she’d flown, perhaps confused by the reflection ofContinue reading “State of Grace I & II”

Memorial Day meditation

A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself. ~ Joseph Campbell Today is traditionally a day for remembrance and for gathering with friends and family to celebrate the bountiful pleasures of the season. I find it difficult to limit my Memorial Day meditations to just the fallenContinue reading “Memorial Day meditation”