The moment the words left his mouth, he felt their impact.  A lie is a heavy thing, a blackhole created by our words that devastates the trust in our relationships with others. This lie came out quickly in a self-defensive way. This facade immediately felt weighty indeed.   As he turned shoulder and walked out of…

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I remember most the silence.  Prayer flags and pennants floated from the stone houses around us–houses that seemed to have grown into the landscape itself.  They were less like stones stacked one on another by human hands and more like crags in the cold and barren hillside, weathered and roughened by centuries.  From that hilltop…

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