Monthly Archives: September 2012

Banaz, A Love Story

My Song This song of mine will wind its music around you, my child, like the fond arms of love. This song of mine will touch your forehead like a kiss of blessing. When you are alone it will sit … Continue reading

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change the world one heart at a time

Sculptor Francis Baker made these molotov cocktails. A heart afire could be the most dangerous thing in the world, nevertheless, I spend most of my time trying to set these conflagrations – with the prayer that the true the good … Continue reading

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20 years of school and they got you on the day shift

School’s in. I did pretty well in school but when September comes around, I still get the heebeegeebees.  Maybe it’s why I’m allergic to ragweed and all of the fall pollen, while springtime doesn’t bother me a bit.  There couldn’t … Continue reading

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mother and child: because i remember the blink of an eye when you breathed through my body

What it’s like to watch.  When I think of Mary, Madonna Mother of Jesus, my heart pounds.  Watching is unimaginably difficult, or the problem is, it is imaginably difficult.  Sons can be birds taken broken up to the mountain.  Back a … Continue reading

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circumnavigating

In politics stupidity is not a handicap. – Napoleon Bonaparte OK, it’s quixotic, but it is such a sweet relief to be able somehow to go around the Deciders and just decide for ourselves, just say we want to be human … Continue reading

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telling it

Maybe the most powerful infectious thing is the act of speaking the truth. -Vera Nazarian Ava means voice, it means bird, it means waterfall.  Breath of life.  Ava/Eva is our first mother.  I’m on the board of the social profit … Continue reading

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every life is a story and a story can change the world

Mythic Imagination’s tagline, every life is a story and a story can change the world, reveals the heart of our intention.  It is the core faith that each person is a secret, each person a possible messiah.  Maybe only a … Continue reading

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