Category: Life

we ARE one

Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect. – Chief Seattle   This morning, as I was preparing my…

how are you?

How are you? I really mean it. I would really like to know how you are. Most times, we are asked how we are, and most of those who ask, don’t really want to hear a full answer. I do. When I ask, I really…

upside down

Dear Readers… I feel sure that many of you are watching the news…and are keeping a safe distance from it. A steady diet of it is not what any of us need. This is a time when our ability to observe the world, our…

unmoored

“The true hypocrite is the one who ceases to perceive his deception, the one who lies with sincerity.” ― Andre Gide It may seem odd that I would begin a post with this quote. However, where we are, collectively in this part of our…

small things

On my desk sits a quote on a piece of pottery that is cradled on a small stand. Made by a local beloved potter, it is a special piece. I am a lover of quotes and when I saw this one years ago, it…

one more time…an opportunity to grieve

A good friend of mine said, “You are married to sorrow.” And I looked at him and said, “I am not married to sorrow. I just choose not to look away.” And I think there is deep beauty in not averting our gaze. No…

prayers and miracles

Dear Readers, I send you blessings of love, peace, reconciliation, and wakefulness in these ongoing changing and unusual circumstances. We are all finding different ways to live our waking hours – whether we are working from home or not, caring for children or not,…

time

Stress is a perverted relationship with time. – John O’Donohue My dear readers, I feel we can all acknowledge that we are experiencing something we haven’t seen – and on the scale we are seeing it – in our lives. I have revisited a…

one step, then another

You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith and hope.  – Thomas Merton…

where to begin?

“The urgency for a radical change in consciousness seems to grow every day.”  – Eckhart Tolle The well worn and know by many adage, “we are living in extraordinary times” seems to have taken on additional meaning in the last few months. Many times,…