Faithful Dogs

We are all familiar with the idea that dogs are man’s best friend. Anyone who has owned a dog can attest to that wonderful bond formed with their dog. How delighted the dog is to see you return when you have been gone, even for a short time. How excited they are to go places … More Faithful Dogs

Three Days

My heart is broken All is pain, and darkness. Hope is lost Joy is gone. For three days I will suffer. Then I will break through And see the sun again And feel the warmth of God’s love. I know, because I have done it before. After three days I will rise like the phoenix. … More Three Days

Like a Flower

As I was praying for someone, the image of a flower came into my mind. A beautiful flower, it clearly represented the young woman for whom I was praying. I reflected on flowers, how delicate they can appear, yet they have such strength to grow and blossom even under adverse circumstances. They become so beautiful, … More Like a Flower

The Cave

A while ago, I had a special dream. I was walking through a rather barren wasteland. It seemed like nothing would grow there; it was all dried up and rather colorless. Then the terrain became even more rocky and I saw a cave a little way up a mountainside. I climbed up and went inside. … More The Cave

Why Does Humankind Consist of Men and Women?

Perhaps it is obvious that humankind should consist of men and women, two genders, not just one. After all, “it takes two to tango” doesn’t it? But, on the other hand, why would one kind of human being not have been enough? Problems between the two genders have occurred throughout history, often with disastrous results, … More Why Does Humankind Consist of Men and Women?

The Unbroken Heart

During a recent meditation I had a deep experience. It started by entering an antique store with some friends. The store was dusty and full of old things, mostly junk. Nothing was very interesting to me. The owner, an old man, approached me and invited me to come to a back room. When we entered … More The Unbroken Heart