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Even things that go on for a long time take a break once in awhile:  one kind of break is a hiatus.  If someone has to leave her job for a time, she’s going on hiatus.  A touring  band will need to take a hiatus if the lead singer gets in an accident.  The key … Continue reading “Hiatus”

Insight Timer

Today I am putting in a plug for the app “Insight Timer.”  I am not sure when this was established.  I discovered it about five years ago when I attended a session that was offered at the local Center for Mindful Living.  There are multiple online meditation sites.  What distinguishes Insight Timer is that it … Continue reading “Insight Timer”


I heard a wonderful true story this week of a pastor visiting his rabbi friend.  The rabbi asked how he was doing.  The pastor described how they had sent out the pipes to the organ for cleaning, an extremely expensive task.  They had paid a fellow the down payment for the work, many thousands of … Continue reading “Crises”

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