Encountering Grace

Embracing the Cracks

Times are challenging, my friends. We’re trying our best to endure, to rise above and move beyond. And the normal? Well, it just isn’t anymore. Today, I think I’ll take my cue for daily living from Leonard Cohen: “Ring the bells that still can ring, Forget your perfect offering, There’s a crack in everything, That’s how the light gets in.” My best hope is you’ll feel the warmth of the light that streams through the cracks of the imperfect. Sending my love, Jane

Horizon: Where the Earth Meets the Sky

Horizon: Where the Earth meets the Sky “I used to think the wilderness would never end. I called my mom and asked – Does time really heal all wounds? Do the pieces ever fall back into place? Does the wilderness go on forever? So she told me about the horizon. She said, ’There is an edge, Where the earth meets he sky And when you’re there, You will see daisies in the sidewalk And the sun after the rain.’ I asked her to draw me a map And she cried, Because she knew this road was mine to walk . . . . . . So I walked. And it felt like forty days and it hurt like forty nights. And I waved to the people I passed there in the wilderness. We tipped our hats to one another, Silently recognizing the w

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