GIVING THANKS

GIVING THANKS

I’m told there’s a Chinese curse that says, “May you live in interesting times”. Omicron knocking on many doors, confusion, misunderstandings, polemics, both local and global. Some digging in, others giving up— these are indeed “interesting times”. Here at la Luna,...
Apocrypha Now

Apocrypha Now

It always stuck with me, that encouraging phrase of Jesus in the Gospel according to Thomas: “That light within will save you, if you bring it forth from yourselves.” In the fifth century AD, the church authorities refused the gnostic Gospels, declaring them...
ReGeneration

ReGeneration

As anounced… this year, too, we will have OUR SUMMER FESTIVAL! Mark the dates: we are going to start on july 25 and finish on august 15  and on august 1 we will expect you all at the Full Moon Fest! Con il finanziamento della Regione Puglia nell’ambito del “Programma...
Spring’s Tale

Spring’s Tale

One of my favorite Shakespearean plays, “Winter’s Tale,” already opens with the crisis which will determine the next years of suffering. For no comprehensible reason, King Leontes of Sicily decides that his wife Hermione is unfaithful, inhabiting the bed of his best...
In Gratitude

In Gratitude

My grandfather died when I was six years old. Shortly before that, my budgie died. I had named my budgie “Abraham”, after Abraham Lincoln, whom I knew my father admired greatly. My grandfather was named Richard Mason McNeer, although we called him “Papa Mac”. When my...