Off the clock this month I’ve been reading poems, and, for the first time in four years, writing some of my own. July will include an annual conference in Georgia and free time revising the poems I wrote this month. Among the art I rediscovered during June was the verse of Sam Walter Foss, an […]
“Christ within me is the power that enables me to rise triumphant out of every trial.” —Charles Fillmore Grateful today and every day.
This article was first published around the March equinox four years ago. Winter 2014 has been long here in Maryland. The clocks have sprung forward and the sunset sprawls wide in the evening—but yesterday it was only 43°F and we’re not yet sure whether spring is here to stay. “Spring Cleaning” surfaced when I reviewed […]
This was part of the last sunset of 2013. My Australian friends have been enjoying 2014 for almost a day now, but I still have a few hours to wait, work, and reflect. This Site I started mackenzian.com last January as a space for writing, exploring ideas, and connecting with others, and also as an […]
These holidays are gaps in the crust of life. The latent squeezes through. —KM (@mackenzian)
THE QUESTION Do you incessantly beat yourself up after a lapse in judgment? WHY IT MATTERS Most of us have done something we cannot believe we did—unexpected and seemingly uncharacteristic. But it was in our character, if only in a very small part of it—a part we have not fully acknowledged, and a part that […]