Category Imaginal

Hello Friends in Quarantine Land

   After talking with Pamela over the weekend, I thought it was worth registering a reaction I’ve had, as my two-person-four-cat household worked to grasp the new hygiene and limited grocery access that suddenly defined our lives.  Because we are…

The Midnight Encounter of Aatish Taseer

                Aatish Taseer is a gifted travel writer.  My encounter with his work came in the form of a May 15, 2019 article in the New York Times Magazine, entitled “In Search of Ancient Morocco”.  The article is an evocative…

Staying with the AWE

I had no idea Marina would be doing a post on Deep Space and Awe, so this is an aha moment of synchronicity.   Scientists created this photo by taking a considerable risk of discovering nothing, yet they persevered into…

The Gift of Awe

I came across some writings of Rabbi Heschel in his book, I Asked For Wonder. In it he says, “What we cannot comprehend by analysis, we become aware of in Awe”. And later, “Forfeit your sense of awe, let your…