Why the World Needs More Chicagos

It is 1 degree Fahrenheit this Sunday morning. I’ve been here in Chicago a full week for a project.  A west facing window at a close relative’s house, has an ice veneer over 90% of its surface.  It is not even a month past the Midwinter mark and the ground is nearly permafrost.  So, whyContinue reading “Why the World Needs More Chicagos”

The Eighth Day: A Meditation for Monsey & Texas

Many of us have enjoyed weeks of the warmth of family gatherings, expressing love and hope in life and/or faith practice, and application of our deepest principles honoring humanity. It is important to remember that many members of our human family also share these feelings while they grieve at this time. Over the last weekendContinue reading “The Eighth Day: A Meditation for Monsey & Texas”

Christmas Eve 2019: The Life Artist

The Life Artist: Camellia on Pool Water, Christmas Eve, 2019 ©2019, Vincent Hostak From now forwardwhen I’m called to thinkof christmas eveit will be a camellia on pool waterwhich first appears.Snowdrifts and holly crowns,will always have their place.But winter comes in many shades.Stories are shared.Each tell: how it all began,how we changed,became better or wereContinue reading “Christmas Eve 2019: The Life Artist”