Joel’s photo got me thinking about the emotional state I’ve been in this month. I wrapped up a big, difficult project at the end of December, and the emotional fall-out surprised me. It wasn’t a writing project, but a life-project, involving the care of an elderly relative. At the end of it, her situation was […]

Cave as Metaphor

Photo by John Dwyer

When I imagine caves for myself, they don’t usually astonish me with color, like the formations in John’s photo do. Rather they are dark and mysterious places, a perfect metaphor for going within to rest, to dream, and to learn what wisdom lies within. I picture a bear, or other […]