By Glenda | March 24, 2016

About Today

Today I had to reach deeply into the sources of my spiritual life, seeking the means to be with, in a sacred way, as I like to say, what I am experiencing of the outer world. It was not easy, for at first I could only see a world full of both bomb blasts and […]

By Glenda | November 25, 2014

The Tragedy in Missouri

The gift of age can be to have a long view of things, allowing one to assess current events in the light of one’s history. The present tragedy in race relations, unfolding before our eyes on television, reminds me so much of the 1960’s during the upheaval of the civil rights movement. This similarity sometimes […]

By Glenda | September 10, 2014

Ever Complex

I have been thinking about nuance.  Webster:  “Nuance:  a slight or delicate variation in tone, color, or meaning;  shade of difference.”  Hmm.  Shade of difference. So a nuanced statement would acknowledge and incorporate shades of differences. And then there’s complexity.  Webster: “Complex: consisting of two or more related parts;  involved, complicated, intricate, not simple.”  (I […]

By Glenda | July 24, 2014

In these days…

Some days, I’m sure, most of us can identify with the famous saying, “These are the times that try men’s souls.” From plane crashes to invasions, from forest fires to desperate refugee children on our borders, from one friend to another relative stricken down by illness—these days we are hard pressed to find solace for […]

By Glenda | February 5, 2014

Write, she said.

Write, she said. Write anything. Just write. Never mind that my fingers are becoming arthritic, that I do not really like the keyboard on this new computer, the touch and feel and pressure required of it. (Is it only writers, “real writers,” which she insists I am, that are so affected by the wrong keyboard, […]

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