Archive | October, 2016

Trick or Treat

This cartoon makes me laugh! Happy Halloween! I remember my childhood Halloweens in Texas. The neighborhoods teaming with kids and their parents. It seemed — without fail — that we would get a cold snap and I would have to wear a sweater over my costume. One year, my round physique notwithstanding, I wore a […]

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Bad Merlins

Years ago, hunkered down in a heavy conversation with a one-time friend about our spiritual peregrinations, we shared stories about making sense of uneasy and disconcerting experiences with some of our spiritual teachers. My friend called them “Bad Merlins” and the name has stuck. I have had teachers where we were not the best of […]

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