expand our us

expand our us

Who are we? Certainly not them! They think so oddly who do they think they are? How dare they? But wait don’t they feel the same way about us? So maybe we can go beyond us and them and expand our us to this roiling human yearning but why stop there? Mama polar...
malice toward none in 2020

malice toward none in 2020

We are emerging from a very contentious election in the US. I am saddened as people around me talk about the other side as though they are evil, ignorant, and not worthy of any respect. I recently read Abraham Lincoln’s second inaugural address, in which he encourages...
“Love is bigness” – angel Kyodo williams

“Love is bigness” – angel Kyodo williams

In an  interview with Krista Tippett, angel Kyodo williams talked about love. Rev. williams is an esteemed Zen priest, and the second black woman ever recognized as a teacher in the Japanese Zen lineage. She described the limitations of our culture’s idea of...