The Seamstress

Once upon a time there was a seamstress who made beautiful outfits. One day a customer walked into her shop and fell in love with a particular pant-suit. “I love this!” the customer exclaimed, “but it doesn’t quite fit right.” That’s not a problem,” said the seamstress. “Let’s see what we can do!” “The pant…

Gawaine’s Grail Quest

Once upon a time there was a young man named Gawaine who had a dream so vivid it seemed more real than so-called “Reality”. In this dream he saw a vision of the Grail so radiantly beautiful that he dedicated his life then and there to finding it. So to prepare himself to be a…

Psalm 23 — a Paraphrase

The Lord is ineffable, I shall never presume to comprehend Her at all. He shows me Unfathomable Shining Mysteries. In every moment for all time She sings Her Great Ever-Fecund Silence — and all that Is springs anew, transformed and renewed again and again, eternally. I have no soul apart from Him. She leads me,…

The Pony

Once upon a time there was a daughter who begged her father for a pony for Christmas. “Please, please daddy I want a pony!” she begged, over and over. Finally Christmas Day arrived. The father took his daughter by the hand and with his heart bursting with anticipation he presented her a purebred Welsh pony…

Leona, the Shepherdess Princess

Once upon a time there was a kingdom, with a great king and queen. They had a child, a beautiful little girl whom they named Leona. The king and queen were profoundly happy, and loved their daughter beyond words. One day the queen said to the king, “Leona must some day rule in our place….