Romancing Your Own Heart and Courting Inner Peace

There are many associations I have with the month of February. It’s the shortest month of the year, yet here in the cold of New England, it can feel like the longest! It’s Black History Month in the U.S. and Canada. And it’s the month of Valentine’s Day – the month of love. While on…

Feeding Your Soul – Sustenance for Daily Life

It was a blustery, cold night in Boston’s Copley Square. We were standing in a long line of people waiting for the doors of historic Trinity Church to open, grateful to have arrived early and be near the front of the queue, as the line soon stretched all the way across the Square. There was…

Taking Stock of the Life You Live

When it's over, I want to say: all my life I was a bride married to amazement. I was a bridegroom, taking the world into my arms. When it's over, I don't want to wonder if I have made of my life something particular, and real. I don't want to find myself sighing and frightened or full…

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