October 23, 2018

I don’t know how to make sense of our world: the division and the pain that almost feels like it is in everything now: the weather that is crying out that climate change is real; the squawking-ringing-bleeping sounds that come from all our communication devices, lettin...

June 13, 2018

As we enter summer, I realize I think of this as a time to slow down, a time to breathe. Breathing also gives me a chance to connect, with something deeper in me, and something bigger than me.

I took a day yesterday, to move slower and breathe. I wandered out into the b...

June 6, 2018

June is Gun Violence Awareness month. But it is hard to imagine that we could live in the United States these days and not be aware of gun violence.  It has moved in to schools, churches, nightclubs, and concert venues. It is so common that I am afraid we are getting u...

October 31, 2017

Making music with a group of people can feel kind of magical, as if something enters the room and takes over. We all know there’s more to it—countless hours of practice and hard work, learning to listen to each other over and over again, and working through differing i...

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