Making Space for Difference

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“The test of faith is whether I can make space for difference. Can I recognize God’s image in someone who is not in my image, whose language, faith, ideals, are different from mine? If I cannot, then I have made God in my image instead of allowing him to remake me in his.” ~ Rabbi […]

Today, I . . . Made It Through the Day

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Reminding myself of this today, because today has not been a day of productivity, positivity or self-control. Well, I did manage not to yell at anyone, and I made it through the day without bursting into flame, so yay for self-control! go me! I had my day planned out, and was going to do So […]

The Value of Fiber Arts

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Fiber arts can be any or all of these: practical skill, creative expression, personal therapy, a form of action, a way to make money. Almost any movie set before the twentieth century shows a woman or group of women diligently working away at some sort of fiber art project—usually embroidery or cross-stitch, as those are […]

A Blessing for the New Year

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In the new year, May you experience joy and contentment each day, regardless of the events of the day. May you live each day in abundance and comfort. May you learn your lessons through love and kindness. May you be able to give with an open hand, and receive with an open heart. May each […]

The Tarot Devil: Avoidable Evil

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I was going through some old files today, and found my notes from a workshop I presented on the Devil in Tarot. At the time, there was a string of highly public insider trading cases which caught several people in its web, starting with Michael Milken, Dennis Levine, Martin Siegel, and Ivan Boesky. Sadly, this […]


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