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We need to feel like the work we do feeds our purpose in life. We need to feel like we make an impact. We need rest, nourishment and safety.
In my real home, elephant deaths are a complex and beautiful affair. We honor our loved ones, just as humans do. I was robbed of this rite of passage.
We know there are two worlds. We know that the way people talk and behave on the surface isn’t the whole picture, it’s a charade.
Now is a moment richly endowed with the sum total of all of the nows entangled in the quantum expanse that is an infinity of now in all space and time.
I can’t recall feeling angry with Dad for his death, perhaps that is still to come. I have felt angry that I’ve had to deal with any of it at all.
Wish you not to celebrate it? To be purified, baptized by your own most sacred pains, having made a halo with bloody hands?
A little later there was a knock on Kate’s front door. It was Frank, letting us know that the men were at the river. Frank would escort Ching Shih down to where Gary waited and give her away. The rest of us filtered out the door, down the winding pathway to a place where the river curved ...