Use Me

(Based on the Prayer of St Francis of Assisi) O God, Make me an instrument of the Spirit; where there is bias, openness; where there is intransigence, reconciliation; where there is hesitancy, zeal; where there is judgment, compassion; where there is fear, peace; where there is selfishness, love. O God, Help me to confront prejudiceContinue reading “Use Me”

Signature Move

A signature move is an essential act that awaits accompaniment. Jackson’s Moon Walk, a handshake, Churchill’s “V” sign, a high five, Fosbury’s Flop, a raised glass, Cesar’s thumb down, a standing ovation, Bernstein’s entreating wave, crossed fingers. Sometimes someone goes unrecognized despite wondrous works. Concealed by who people want to see, disguised by who theyContinue reading “Signature Move”

Don Kuhn

We met at the corner and Don said “let’s go this way” – on the labyrinth walk Don mastered measured response.   Our paths crisscrossed often often when I reversed course – calm in adversity Don had been there and done that.   In the labyrinth, the way is clear and undefined – a carefulContinue reading “Don Kuhn”