Category Archives: Touched by Grace

Loony Tunes

Did I ever mention that Robert Bly was my entry point into poetry? Perhaps even more so, though, it was the loons (listen to midnight loons). The Loon’s Cry From far out in the center of the naked lake The loon’s cry … Continue reading

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Breaking the Cycle

I’ve been rear-ended three times in the past eleven months. The last rear-ending just happened on Saturday morning, on Yale’s campus, just blocks before I returned my rental car to Hertz, where they tried to hold me hostage until I … Continue reading

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Transformation Through Loss

The process of transformation (my own and others) fascinates me. Never is one more in the business of transformation than when faced with loss or life-altering change (they typically come hand-in-hand). Not unlike death, divorce blows both loss and change … Continue reading

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Ten Loving Intentions for 2016

To honest daily effort, rather than grand resolutions. To actively cultivating compassion towards myself and others. To accepting the damage and scars wrought by life with open, upturned palms; and then, To releasing a past that no longer serves me. To … Continue reading

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