Philippians 4:4 … Re-JOY-cing in the Lord (09/27/15)

It’s not that often that Jesus and Paul fully agree on anything within the texts of the Bible, and yet every now and then it happens … Yes, half of these harmonies appear to be Paul accidentally stumbling upon the Divine Truth espoused by JC … And yet Paul was nothing if not persistent, so […]

Stuttgart’s Christmas Market … (194/194)

December 2011 – go twice to the Stuttgart Christmas Market (the largest Christmas Market in the world) to hear Duncan sing … It was astoundingly Beauty-full both times.

New Smyrna Beach … (193/194)

September & October 2011 … head to New Smyrna Beach (Florida) to care for (and be cared for by) my dear Friend, Simon — a 19-year old cat. He taught me quite a bit about gentleness and acceptance and patience while I was with him. “You will always be lucky if you know how to […]

Nantucket … (192/194)

October 2011 … am blessed to visit my Friend, Heather, on the island of Nantucket, and even share some tales from that spring’s Peace Pilgrimage in The Yoga Room while there … “This is the end of the whaleroad and the whale Who spewed Nantucket bones on the thrashed swell And stirred the troubled waters […]

the boyz … (191/194)

August 2011 … visited with several dear friends, including the Loevy family, in Chicago, Illinois. “Chicago is a city of contradictions, of private visions haphazardly overlaid and linked together. If the city was unhappy with itself yesterday – and invariably it was – it will reinvent itself today.” ~ Pat Colander

Seattle … (190/194)

July 2011 … stayed with Becky & Peter Nelson (and their cat Ozzy) out in stunning Seattle, Washington. “Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.” ~ Chief Seattle

Giving is Receiving … (189/194)

June 2011 … returned to Alexzanna Farms in Wildwood (Georgia) and shared tales from my recent Peace Pilgrimage with some folks there. “Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it.” ~ Hannah Arendt

Heather … (188/194)

June 2011 … get to know Heather Peroni in New Smyrna Beach (Florida), and am inspired by her desire to serve her community and by her loyalty to her friends. “It is not from ourselves that we learn to be better than we are.” ~ Wendell Berry

another End, another Beginning … (187/194)

May 20, 2011 … I am picked up by my friend, Bev Buncher and we celebrate the conclusion of the Pilgrimage with some blueberry pancakes at IHOP. I would spend the next 2 weeks in Pompano Beach, sharing about the Pilgrimage specifically and “radical Kindness” in general with several local groups. “For in their hearts […]

the Journey never ends … (186/194)

May 20, 2011 … arrive in Lighthouse Point, Florida, after having covered over 900 miles in 40 days (over 650 of it on foot). While looking for a place to celebrate with the sunrise, I passed a gorgeous plumeria tree much like this one — a fitting salute to the end of this amazing Journey. […]

The Pompano Beach Pilgrimage … (185/194)

April 10, 2011 … set out from Wildwood, Georgia, on my Peace Pilgrimage to Pompano Beach (Florida) — walking “on faith”, fasting until offered food and walking until offered shelter. A Blog of this Trek can be found on this website (click the upper, right-hand Homepage navigation link — labeled “PB Pilgrimage”) “Life is a […]