Longing For Love

By Sumitra Burton. While looking back over my life recently to see what kind of “credentials” I had gathered along the way, I recognized a core thread that has permeated my experience from the very beginning: a passionate longing for love. Somehow I had never been aware of it in quite this way before.…

Shame

By Colm Burgoyne. Shame is splitting me open – in a loving, beautiful, sometimes sad and painful way. It’s been here, hiding under my skin, most of my life. I say loving and beautiful because compassion and self care arises when it is met as it is. And sad because of the sadness that surfaces…

Shadow Dancing

By Lisa Meuser. Both the light and shadow are the dance of love. Rumi. In the middle of the day, a sky filled with blue and a little bit of white suddenly became dark. The insects quieted. The birds stopped singing. Day-light became day-dark. Stars and planets became visible. The world as we knew it- our…