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September 2014

Previously on the blog, I mentioned that you really shouldn't miss the inside of La Segrada Familia, no matter what guidebooks might tell you. Gaudi's amazing feat of spiritual architecture alone is worth a trip to Barcelona. The view inside moved me to tears. Unashamed, streaming tears of joy and... Read more →


I'm part of a group of women who meet every other week to discuss spiritual matters and support each other in the world. We're new and still defining what we are, but we use the word "sangha." Google that word, and you get a lot of hits about Buddhist monastic... Read more →


This is not your grandmother's church. (Unless, of course, your grandmother is like the character in my novel Cat in the Flock, which one reviewer called a "Seattle-style Shirley McClaine." Granny Grace would be all over this place.) Barcelona's, and one of Spain's, most celebrated artists, Antoni Gaudi, is largely... Read more →