Pensive and Proud

Thirty dollars a month – that’s the salary of this man. He sweeps and maintains the gardens near a temple in Ubud, Bali. Day in and day out he works to feed himself and his family. Thirty dollars – the amount spent on an average dinner for two. The price of two CDs. One ticket to Disney Land for the day. A tank of gas. A cheap pair of jeans. A 15 minute massage. A few coffees at Starbucks. ARead more


You were born together, and together you shall be forevermore. You shall be together when white wings of death scatter your days. Aye, you shall be together even in the silent memory of God. But let there be spaces in your togetherness, And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls. Fill each other’s cup butRead more