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David Whyte: The TrueLove

The poet and philosopher, David Whyte, captures the unseen territory in our lives with the inspiring landscapes of his words. “There is a faith in loving fiercely…” The above words open David Whyte’s poem, TRUELOVE. and immediately captivate me because of my own poem, Loving Fiercely. I can’t remember if I had read his poem before …Read More

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Kevin Kling: Lost and Found

“Now when you’re born into loss, you grow from it. But when you experience loss later in life, you grow toward it.” Kevin Kling is a well-known, infectiously funny, and deeply touching storyteller, poet, and playwright. He has the distinction of having being born with a disability and also acquiring one later in life. He …Read More

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Hope is the thing with feathers

“Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul…” —Emily Dickinson When I can’t find faith, I look for hope. Emily Dickinson’s poem brings me hope. I feel the rustling of feathers within me whenever I read this opening line to her poem. Some inner knowing awakens: “It’s going to be OK.” Even …Read More