Winter’s Wisdom

Every time I go outside since the frost came, I get a whiff of wood smoke in my nostrils. That hasn’t always happened. Much of my life was spent on an asphalt-covered sandbar, where cookie-cutter homes are heated by the oil that isn’t powering the SUVs parked alongside every curb. If we smiled fire inContinue reading “Winter’s Wisdom”

Feeding the Hungry: Paying it Forward

“The only thing I ask in return as that you do the same for someone else when you are in the position to do so.” That’s what my first spiritual teacher told me, circa 1990, when she offered to feed me. I was a college student, living off campus and without a meal plan. GettingContinue reading “Feeding the Hungry: Paying it Forward”