Tagore’s Prayer

The Año Viejo has gone and the New Year has come, but somehow I still feel quiet and silent. Rather than my own words, today the spirit of poetry moves me to share "Song 36" from the classic Gitanjali by the Bengali sage Rabindranath Tagore. I offer it, with a personal touch according to my … Continue reading Tagore’s Prayer

Close to My Heart

I boarded the ferry, sailed, and landed in a peninsula between ocean and bay to visit beloved friends: Art, Music, and Joy. They felt the pain of loss, and I thought I could comfort them. But I also felt the sorrow of lostness, and it was they who comforted me. Music and Joy strummed the … Continue reading Close to My Heart

Tus ojos en este cielo

¿Cómo mirarte a los ojos cuando no estamos frente a frente? Quizá puedo observar este cielo, admirar el resplandor níveo de sus ralas nubes iluminadas por su dorada estrella y su nítido fondo de preciosos zafiros. Puedo sentir entonces que este cielo nos cubre y que al contemplarlo, contemplo el espíritu que brilla a través … Continue reading Tus ojos en este cielo