I’m Going to Start Living Like a Mystic

Jennifer Louden read this poem today in her Friday audio in the Writer's Oasis. It's glorious, and mesmerizing, and I share it here for all and to remember it myself. I'm Going to Start Living Like a Mystic By Edward Hirsch, 1950 Today I am pulling on a green wool sweater and walking across the …

The Grail Castle (reprise)

[Note: Originally posted in a stuck-in-the-mud blog on August 28, 2011. I love the photo and the sentiment.] The thought that came to me in meditation today: Lead with your spiritual life. Something has to be first. Retreat into your spiritual home: the Grail Castle as Joseph Campbell described it. There nurture your spirit, the …