Another Vantage Point

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. –Rumi, translated by Coleman Barks Such a tantalizing invitation. I have wandered into Rumi’s sun-dappled field often enough now that its fragrance stays with me. But as someone who has been soul-crushingly preoccupied with “getting it right” all my life, […]

Why blog?

Today our twenty-two-year-old son announced he’s joined the crew of a traveling carnival. What do I do with this news? Should I be happy he’s no longer earning part-time wages at a dying K-Mart? Should I be terrified of all the peculiar dangers awaiting him on the road? I can’t wait to take the news […]