Temple Steps

Temple Steps

steps   six deeply worn wooden steps led to the temple where I learned  to tolerate stillness  while searching  for something  beyond    beyond what, I try to remember as I watch my mother’s shallow breaths, an ebbing tide of the miniature Gaia that gave me...
A School Called MYTO

A School Called MYTO

On my first trip to Kenya for the Enemies Project, I went to the Mathare slum of Kenya to meet people who had been affected by the tragic post-election riots that swept through Kenya in 2009. One of the people I met in Mathare was Benard Ochieng who had started a...
Best Christmas Gift Ever

Best Christmas Gift Ever

This holiday season I got one of the most amazing gifts I’ve ever received, and I want to share the story. The week before Thanksgiving, I found out that I have two adult children that I don’t know anything about. I’ve had a lot of excellent conversation...