Why Bother? No, Really?
After a sleepless night and an overwhelmed, distracted day, I kept coming back to the question – why bother? Why ...Details
What if… (dare we ask?)
These questions have been haunting me for the past few days…with the sort of resonance that tells me they are ...Details
Affirming the Place of Life
Last night was a rough one. One of the roughest in a while. Fears for the country and the planet…personal ...Details
What To Do During the 11th Hour
I’ve been circling around this topic for months?…years?….decades?…and finally I think it’s time to square my shoulders and confront it, crazy ...Details
Prey, Predator, Witness, or Actor?
Over the past few days, I’ve been contemplating a memory from a very dark time, when I was nevertheless being ...Details
The Divinity of the Speck
By Phila Hoopes A few months ago, in a storm of grief over the way the world is going, I ...Details
By Phila Hoopes Along with just about everyone else I know, I have been moving through various stages of depression, ...Details