Date Archives July 2015

Blessed with Another Circumnavigation of the Calendar

It is my transcendent luck to see another birthday.  The same sublime drum beat carries on: so many treasures, so much time, and  talents afforded to me.  (I do need to use them more aggressively, no doubt.) A couple of observations from my last b-day: From Instructor, Shifting to Mentor:  I did notice pretty vividly that I am shifting in my relationship with Paul and Sidd, from telling them lots of things, to spurring their thoughts on how to proceed. Then, they do more and more of what they think… Read More

Polishing Diamonds – Daily Prayers

For the past 10 years, I have led our two boys in prayers at the end of their days, every Sun – Thur. Fri and Sat are a bit scattershot due to various whimsical distractions that will keep us up. The boys are now 11 and 13 and it is deeply ingrained into their bedtime routine. Celebrating Another Priceless Day © 2013, Abe Pachikara (Click for larger image) When it began it was a whimsical, wild and wooly adventure – Sidd was just under two years old, and thrilled in… Read More