20th Anniversary of Light on the Hill

by Peter Fortunato 20 Years & Many Moments to Remember A Celebration of Light on the Hill 11 June 11   The following chronology in words and pictures can only recall a few significant moments of an ongoing journey that includes many, many people (and countless other beings).  May this … Read More

Musings on Birth and Death

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This winter I heard of many new babies coming into the world to very loving, secure, and supportive parents—and to spiritually conscious grandparents. The sheer number of such beings making their appearances at this time under such conditions, made me wonder what this could mean. Are these little ones heralding in a … Read More

Spirituality and Money

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Not too long ago, within the span of a few days, several individuals spoke to me about their struggle with lack of money and wondered if I had any insights into how to deal with this problem. Quite a bit has been written on this subject and I draw some of … Read More

Spiritual Lessons in Caring for the Elderly

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Last February, a fall and subsequent onset of dementia in Larry’s mother gave us—in addition to sadness and stress—some spiritual lessons to ponder. I noticed that many of Larry’s mom’s core qualities were still present despite the loss of much cognitive awareness. What she valued in her life was still present. … Read More

On Becoming an Elder

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This year has been a time for me to reflect on what it means to be an elder. I like the term better than crone which gives me images of the Wicked Witch of the West, wart-nosed and all. I know crone means crown and wise woman, but my childhood … Read More

Your Royal Nature

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For the several years, I have been intrigued and delighted with the poems of the 14th-century Sufi poet, Hafiz (pronounced Ha-feez). I enjoy him even more than Rumi because he has such a forgiving, funny, and comforting idea of the divine. There is one poem, “Venus Just Asked Me” from … Read More

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