A well-known anecdote about St. Thérèse of Lisieux has it that, when offered a basket of lace and other trimmings as a girl and told she could choose one, exclaimed, “I CHOOSE ALL!” As an adult, she extrapolated on the concept and observed, “My God, I choose all! I don’t want to be a saint […]
“I am a question-asker and a truth-seeker. I do not have much in the way of status in life, nor security. I have been on quest, as it were, from the beginning. For a long time I thought there was something wrong with me: no ambition, no interest in tenure, always on the march, changing […]
IT IS HERE. My newest book. the back cover copy. “This is the story of the garden: my first, and perhaps my last. I started it at the age of 64. I’m 68 now. The garden brings me satisfaction, beauty, astonishment, joy. The garden also requires an inordinate amount of worry and work. When I […]
Then I learned that when he died, a 40-plus-year-old letter from Riborg Voigt, the first woman he ever loved (of course unrequited), was found in a little leather pouch around his neck. That was when I knew Hans and I were soul-mates.
“Follow the trail leading from the ‘stonehenge’ restroom/amphitheatre area south,” the directions run. “You can walk all the way down to the LA River, but if you do (the trail leads through a tunnel under Burbank Blvd.) be sure to go with another person.”
Naturally, I skipped over that last part.
Over the freakishly hot weekend, I enjoyed a couple of days indoors of reading, resting, pondering, and writing in my journal–and in the process learned some unsavory but nonetheless quite welcome things about myself!
Join the Portsmouth Institute’s Virtual Summer Conference on Saturday, June 20. The Conference takes as its theme “Incline the Ear of Thy Heart: Rediscovering the Virtues and Practices of the Christian Life.” I’ll be speaking on the subject of “Pilgrimage.”
Quick PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT re our Holy Week gathering today at 1 PST. As of yesterday, zoom is strongly suggesting a password for each meeting to discourage hackers. I already emailed all the people who commented on my post of last week, indicating that they’d like to join. Anyone who didn’t comment and would like […]
Okay, folks, here we go! NOTE: THE MEETING WILL REQUIRE A PASSWORD. EMAIL ME AT HDKING719@GMAIL.COM AND I’LL GET IT TO YOU. HEATHER KING is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: HEATHER KING’s HOLY WEEK Zoom Meeting Time: Apr 6, 2020 01:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us04web.zoom.us/j/573428264 Meeting […]