Discovering the Magic of the King Arthur Legend

Discovering the Magic of the King Arthur Legend

What is the most compelling image of the King Arthur legend? For me, it is the vision of young Arthur seeking a sword for his brother, and innocently withdrawing the sword from the anvil and stone, thus inheriting his destiny to be the next king.   There are so...
The Deeper Meaning of the Christmas Story

The Deeper Meaning of the Christmas Story

They say that Christmas Day may not be the “real day” that Jesus was born. Some wonder if he ever lived at all. Many more are so repulsed by what has been done in his name that they ignore the Christmas story altogether.   Despite all that, Christmas is a time...
Are You God?

Are You God?

I had a wonderful e-mail interchange today with a woman who wanted to discuss an article I wrote recently. I enjoy thoughtful dialogue about the most significant things in life, especially when there is respect and openness. And this was a wonderful opportunity. We...
Fulfilling the Longing for Home and Family

Fulfilling the Longing for Home and Family

At this Thanksgiving time in America I feel a deep yearning for home and family. At this season of year, the desire runs deep for me and for many people. The essence of the experience is touched, and yet the full knowing of it can be elusive. For me, the longings that...
A Forever Moment

A Forever Moment

I walked all the quiet night through the snow to his home with only the winter moon lighting the path ahead. Limbs of fir trees hung low on each side as carols sang in my head. Silent night, O Christmas tree, Singing sweetly o’er the plains. The crunching of snow kept...