The Fish and the Atheist

Once upon a time in the land of ration-ality, there lived an atheist who’d never gone fishing. He claimed that he didn’t like fish, though no one actually believed his story about never having tasted fish. He said he just “knew” that it...

The Great Deception

It is the cauldron of human shame, it is the best that the patriarchs can muster, it is but the faintest shadow of a lost treasure, it is water that cannot quench ones thirst, it is the mirage that never materializes, it is the hope that can never satisfy beyond one...

The Stream of Life

Walking alongside a delightful wooded creek in upper Michigan, my awareness of the nature of that stream opened to the mystical wonder of all that was before me in that moment. As I pondered the beauty of the flowing water, I experienced a penetrating insight into the...

The Wounded Hermit

Once upon a time, deep in the darkest part of the forest there lived a hermit who had hardly seen the light of the sun for years. Lost and alone in his memories of both having been special and proud as well as those of immense pain and suffering. There was a time in...

Unconditional Love

Got Love? Got Unconditional Love? We’ve all searched for love and thought we’d found it. We’ve enjoyed loving and being loved until–that moment we realize we might not be loved unless we change something to fit someone else’s comfort...