Father Gregory's Last Gift - my recounting of the experience of the death and life of a beloved retired priest as I helped prepare his body for burial and what it taught me about life, the universe, and everything.
The Japanese have an interesting concept called kintsugi. Sometimes, when a treasured ceramic teapot, dish, or vase is broken, it is mended and gold is applied to highlight the cracks. They believe that the damage the item has gone through has made it more beautiful. The are a lot of times throughout our lives when … Continue reading Gilded Cracks and Broken Vessels