Learning to live in the tension of life

Heaven and earth, nature and man, comedy and tragedy, … the Virgin Mary and the demons…Mozart simply contains and includes all this within his music in perfect harmony. This harmony is not a matter of “balance” or “indifference” – it is a glorious upsetting of the balance, a turning in which the light rises andContinue reading “Learning to live in the tension of life”

Why do we fear relationships?

The issues of race, ethnic divides, immigration concerns, are such hot button issues.  Immediately following the events of 9/11, I immediately contacted my Muslim friends to make sure they were okay. I wanted them to know I wasn’t angry with them and I wanted, above all, to make sure no one else was taking anythingContinue reading “Why do we fear relationships?”