Wednesday, January 31, 2007

God's Search ~

The old monk said: God is busy searching for you. That is why He keeps tugging at your heart.

Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Snow Welcome

Our first winter snow has finally arrived and made our village over again. Everything seems to be new and fresh. When I stand at my window and look out into the white I begin to feel that inside me some such change in my interior landscape might have happened, unnoticed, like a snowfall during the night. On awakening though, I am completely astonished at the change that has been brought about.

Monday, January 15, 2007

Morning Spectacle

At seven thirty in the morning when I take my walk I look up into the eastern sky and there is the morning star. The sky is bright already and other stars have disappeared, but the morning star still graces the heavens. Near it this morning there was a thin sliver of the waning moon.

Monday, January 01, 2007

Christmas Gift

Two weeks before Christmas an old student of mine, an '82 grad, called and said he just wanted to hear my voice. I was so moved I couldn't answer for a long time.