HOLD FAST

HOLD FAST

Many moons ago my son gave me a small paperback of ‘Tao Te Ching’ sayings. There’s one I shared with a friend. For a long time she and I texted it acronymically back and forth to one another – and whenever we spoke on the phone, we recited it together. ...
NO MATTER THE OUTCOME

NO MATTER THE OUTCOME

This morning I visited, and delivered a music lesson at, a most remarkable school – The Park School in Brookline. I was observed by six teacher/administrator folks; interviewed with them, and got to witness a momentary snippet of a school culture striving to be...
COUP AVERTED

COUP AVERTED

My iPhone tried to perform a coup this morning.  I am slow to welcome technological wizardry that makes living easier and less ‘hands on’. Hence, even though GPS is available on my iPhone, I still largely depend on my own inner GPS to follow get my utterly lost until...
NOT TRAITORS

NOT TRAITORS

Sometimes my whole being feels infused by the absurdity of prejudice. I am not prejudicial-thought-free. I am grateful for awareness and acceptance of its falsity and choose to counteract it with truth. The other day an inner voice burst out translating: “Immigrants...
WONDER

WONDER

I think of all we’ve lost through Limitation. Time for a collective ‘dump core.’ Dump all ‘enemy’ ‘other’ thoughts. Bow to Wonder. Wonder in our Shade gradations.Wonder in our Belief gradations. Wonder in our Behavior gradations.Wonder in our Knowledge...
I HOPE SO

I HOPE SO

When Trump was elected in 2016 I thought, “Maybe he has a lesson to learn.” It was the only way I could fathom him being elected. Maybe now he’s learning it. I hope so.