Spiritual Housekeeping

Spiritual Housekeeping

These winter months have allowed me to be with my father doing a kind of spiritual housekeeping - sorting things out from the inside by sorting the material things in my parent's home - which is now my father's home. Books and papers and too many chutneys and extensions cords, along with the beautiful remembrances of my mother and their marriage. It's been a time of sorting through the evidences of a life lived and preparing the space for my dad to live in this next cycle of his life without her companionship in person. It has been enormous and sacred, and very ordinary all at once.

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