That’s How the Light Gets In

That’s How the Light Gets In

I was asleep when the first plane hit. An oddly early call from Carol got me out of bed, though, and it was with her, my dear friend, on the phone, that I watched the second plane fly into the World Trade Center 20 years ago today. What stays with me? The slow-moving...
First Days

First Days

Saturday, Aug 21, 2021, was my first day teaching live, in-person classes at Kripalu Center in 18 months.* Getting ready that morning, I was reminded of all those awful-wonderful, momentous First Days of childhood – the nerve-racking, gut-wrenching,...
Hit-and-Run

Hit-and-Run

I would never call myself a pessimist, yet it seems clear to me (and I think most people would agree) that, over the course of the last several decades, our society has become less concerned with thoughtfulness toward others and increasingly focused on the individual....