A heart lit by sparklers

What’s Love Got to Do With it?

The great twentieth century poet Rainer Maria Rilke wrote that for one human being to love another was the most difficult thing, everything else in life was preparation.  What is it that makes loving another so difficult?  When we meet someone who sparks our love interest, we put our best Read more…

A sign that says service

In Praise of Service

Some years ago, I was riding home on the subway during rush hour.  Of course, the car was packed.  I recall being preoccupied by some petty drama.  At the end of a long day, I felt the weight of the world on my shoulders.  I’m sure you know the feeling.  Read more…