Dear Friends, I begin to compose my message this morning while gazing at the hazy horizon. In the distance I can see the plume from the Turrialba volcano; the thin column of ash and gas reaches us regularly these days, keeping us busy dusting more often than usual. I am equally aware of the urgent, … Continue reading Liberating Inner Peace
Dear Friends, Greetings on this beautiful, sunny day. As I stretch and gaze all around me, I am moved by the amazing way the recently-started rainy season is working to paint the landscape with the strong greens that stir deep emotional feelings in me. I know that the yellows and browns of the dry season … Continue reading Music as muse
Dear Friends, I woke up to an invigorating sunny Sunday here in Queens, the last Sunday of this visit. The time has passed very quickly. The remaining few days will be spent tidying up several loose ends and making sure that everything I need to take back with me is packed and ready to go. … Continue reading A source of strength
Dear Friends, I wish I could say that the day I woke up to is bright and sunny and that the birds are singing around me, but I cannot. Here in Queens, New York, the day is gloomy and cold and the hardy warblers have not made their appearance. I will make my way outside … Continue reading A good enough Mom!
Dear Friends, Greetings from another chilly Sunday morning in New York. Although it is after 10 a.m. as I begin to write, I have not heard a single bird chirp yet. They are no doubt still enjoying the warmth and security provided by the places where they go to sleep. What are present on this … Continue reading New Opportunities