Daily Archives: November 29, 2010

Anam Cara

In Gaelic, anam cara means “soul friend.” Though I never met him in life, I met Irish poet John O’Donohue in the NPR radio blog “On Being.” He was a man of great depth and beauty of spirit, saying “Music is what language would love to be if only it could.” Of work, he spoke this: “It’s lovely when you find someone … whose work is an expression of an inner gift… being called to be yourself. “