In the midst of suffering, it’s possible to be seized by a sight or sound or action whose startling beauty pierces your heart. Such beauty doesn’t necessarily diminish the anguish, but it does give us a glimpse into something vital and wondrous. Do we dare … read more.
There is a bittersweetness to all of our living, joy and sorrow mingled together. Joni Mitchell’s song “Both Sides Now” reminds us that by embracing the sorrow and loss as well as the joy and love, we can move past our illusions of life to … read more.
Early in the Tao Te Ching, (chapter 2) we are introduced to the paradox of polarities: good and bad, tall and short, beautiful and ugly. The lesson seems to be to embrace both ends of the pole as meaningless. Or are they both equally meaningful? Or … read more.
Call to mind one of the most beautiful things you’ve ever experienced. Was it a work or art? Or maybe a relationship? Perhaps it was a time out in nature or some other experience that caught your breath. Join us Sunday to share about such … read more.