Heartbreak and practice

Boston, Charles River, skyline, sailboats

Teach us, O Divine Mother, directly at every moment in this hour of apocalypse the appropriate action that heals and preserves and redeems and transforms.(From "Prayer to the Divine Mother" by Andrew Harvey)Yesterday, bombs went off in my city.  I grew up in the Boston area and love it: every time I ride the T across the Charles or crest a hill on Route 2 and see the skyline, I smile.   And so of course my heart was broken by the violence in the heart of my beloved c … [Read more...]