Posts Tagged with ‘love’

Sunday Best – April 21, 2024

If there is an act of love, that is to remember.       – Montserrat Roig   I’ve been immersed in discussions of AI-fueled applications lately – all are stunning, many are promising, some are creepy, and most are at least a little unsettling. One of the more captivating ideas involves creation of “synthetic memories” […]

Sunday Best – October 1, 2023

  In my dream the other night I was waiting to board a plane, in the muddled frazzled frame of mind that comes from too much motion and not enough stillness. As I tried to concentrate on a stream of inbound emails, I felt someone coming up behind me – a little too close, as […]

Sunday Best – August 29, 2021

Last week a big storm was expected in the Northeast, predicted days beforehand. The morning it was supposed to hit, I received a package in the mail from my parents. My mom had sent pumpkin bread and my dad had sent some flashlights – batteries included, of course. What a total blessing, love like this. […]

Sunday Best – February 14, 2021

  “What? You too? I thought I was the only one.”      – CS Lewis on Friendship   It is a time to celebrate love, in all its forms. There are some differences between friends and forests, lovers and mountains, families and prairies, communities and seas… but one thing is constant. All connect us […]

Sunday Best – September 13, 2020

  YOU ARE THE PLACE WHERE I STAND ON THE DAY WHEN MY FEET ARE SORE. This is the literal translation of “mo sheasamh ort lá no choise tinne,” the Irish phrase for trust, as noted by Pádraig Ó Tuama. As the summer has advanced, I’ve started to see my situation as a kind of […]

Sunday Best – February 9, 2020

  On earnestness. I recently vowed to be even more earnest, as a sort of counterweight to the meanness and cynicism that can seem like our collective default mode. In doing so, I was aware that the cost would be that I’d sometimes feel foolish, trusting others who are not similarly earnest, and once in […]

Sunday Best – January 26, 2020

Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they shall fail; where there be tongues, they shall cease; where there is knowledge, it shall fall away…. And now abide faith, hope, and love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.          – 1 Corinthians 13   I recently experienced the […]

Sunday Best – October 20, 2019

engagement is prayer. boom.    – Terry Tempest Williams, at Bioneers 2019   As a mother, you might sit and let things get noisy in the other room. But when you hear something break, you get up and go in.  It’s time to get in the room. – Heather McTeer Toney, at Bioneers 2019   […]

Sunday Best – August 18, 2019

LESSONS IN POLLINATION In honor of National Honeybee Day (August 17), here are a few observations I’ve gathered from beekeeping. On Intentionality. Bees don’t need a lot of care – in fact, you can mess things up by bothering them too much, or by rushing around. Each encounter needs to have a simple plan, light enough […]

Sunday Best – June 16, 2019

  On Honor and Love. Thanks to the wonderful, people-centric team of Cue Ball Capital, this week I heard Khalida Brohi speak about her new memoir, I Should Have Honor. Khalida’s story is terrific, with important links to gender equity, cultural identity, and personal development. But, like all good stories, at the heart of it is love. […]

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