Archives for November 2012

Of Course You Can Come

Read Mark’s weekly reflections on The Huffington Post. The life of care and kindness often has the life of a seed. It might be planted by someone we never know or someone we learn of long after the kindness has been received. This is a story about such a kindness.   OF COURSE YOU CAN [Read More…]

Staying Awake (a video from Sounds True)

Read Mark’s weekly reflections on The Huffington Post. No one can be awake all the time. We sleep and wake and go back to sleep. We’re clear, then confused, then wide-eyed again. We feel safe then nervous, then at peace again. It makes being human a practice of return. This video clip from an interview [Read More…]

Hooked from Above

Read Mark’s weekly reflections on The Huffington Post. I used to feel inconsistent, because my moods would change. I’d want solitude, then when alone, couldn’t wait to be with others. I’d want to be still and walk slowly through the woods, but once there for a while, couldn’t wait to hear live music. It took [Read More…]

Returning to Where I’ve Never Been

Read Mark’s weekly reflections on The Huffington Post. It’s very human to have an understanding, to have a dream, to grasp for a moment a larger sense of things, and also very human to then get lost in the details, entangled in the problems along the way. And so, we forget what we understand, what [Read More…]