Archives for December 2011

For the Moment

It was in Vancouver at breakfast, before my second cup of coffee. I had a moment, a long moment, before the next task showed its teeth, before the meetings began, and the clink of silverware glistened slightly, and the coffee warmed my throat, and I fell into the well of a silence that was there [Read More…]

In the Hut We Call the Self

I’ve been listening way inside where the Universe rushes up through me like wind through a hole in an old door in a hut near the edge of a cliff. It is an ancient door, the one inside, and an ancient hole in the hut we call the self. I’ve been going there and listening, [Read More…]

An Interview with Marianna Cacciatore and Mark Nepo

Bread for the Journey R A D I O presents: Mark Nepo ~ Having the Life You Want by Being Present to the Life You Have Saturday, December 10 @ 9am Pacific Time VoiceAmerica Variety Join your host Marianna Cacciatore as she interviews poet, teacher, and New York Times best selling author Mark Nepo. [Read more…]

We’re Intimate Now

It’s early March, the snow almost gone. From my upstairs window, the old ragged oak, leafless. It just happens that the sun is rising right behind its trunk and now the hot star slips between its upper fork, the light splitting everything. Just for this moment, the old naked tree seems to be crucified on [Read More…]