The Rivers are Still Flowing

Today dawned murky. To the west, over the lake, darker clouds can be seen moving slowly towards us. This winter started out with little snow, but in the past two months we have caught up and are now well above average in snowfall. In the mountains the snow pack is deep and moisture rich, leading … Continue reading The Rivers are Still Flowing

Trauma and Healing: Matters of the Heart

Our hearts seem fragile. When trauma finds us, we are tempted to turn inward, to defend ourselves against the hurt, to harden our hearts. Healing is often about learning to soften again, to face our own suffering, and that of others, with compassion, love, and steadfastness. This is not an easy task. When we harden, … Continue reading Trauma and Healing: Matters of the Heart