Posts Tagged ‘Albert Schweitzer’

For 2016: The Touch of the Master’s Hand

A few years ago, my good friend Barry presented me with a plaque, which quickly found a cherished place on a wall of my law office — a painting and a poem, signed “Author Unknown.” I later learned the poem was written and published anonymously by Myra Brooks Welch, as a gift for us all. […]

A Christmas Message: His ‘Gift of the Magi’

December 7, 2013 On December 7th, the Christians Science Monitor, my favorite tabloid, published a quote of Nelson Mandela, South African’s heroic apartheid fighter, who died a few days ago, expressed by him after his more than two decades in prison: “… As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give others permission to […]

In the Realm of the Sea Eagle — A Cathedral in the Wild

Before Solomon built his temple, there were Cathedrals in the Wild. Before Giovannio de Dolci created the Sistine Chapel, and Michelangelo painted his masterpiece on its ceiling, there were Cathedrals in the Wild. Before Norwegians built their Stave Churches, there were Cathedrals in the Wild. John Muir’s Cathedral was Yosemite; Thoreau’s Walden Pond. A Cathedral […]