Today I said “buh-bye” to some more things that no longer serve me. I attended a Burning Bowl Ceremony at the spiritual center I attend. I was reminded once again that things I once cherished were the very things I needed to release. Letting go of the past allows me to step into a new … More Moving On
Every day, I can choose one of two things… Fear or Love. Today, I choose Love.
It has been a rough week for me. I have struggled with my anxiety and depression. Both have won much of the time. Today, however, the pattern seems to be broken — or at least blurred. It was difficult to get out of bed, but once I did things improved. I showered and got … More Renewed Spirit
Today’s Summer Solstice, the first day of summer and the longest day of the year, will be a little longer for some. Today my sister-in-law buried her oldest son. What should have been a day to celebrate the beginning of summer, instead was a day of mourning. At the graveside service, the officiant quoted … More Summer Solstice
You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them. ~Desmond Tutu On this Wisdom Wednesday, Reverend Tutu’s words remind me of all the wonderful gifts with which I have been blessed.
Many people around me are hurting today. Today’s post is simply a prayer… A prayer for comfort for my brother-in-law and sister-in-law who just lost their son, and for all those who have lost loved ones… A prayer for healing for my step-father who is very ill and headed back to the hospital, and for … More A Prayer
The wide spectrum of mothering To those who gave birth this year to their first child—we celebrate with you To those who lost a child this year – we mourn with you To those who are in the trenches with little ones every day and wear the badge of food stains – we appreciate you … More The wide spectrum…
Today I began the Daniel Fast, a 21 day, biblically based, eating plan. It is a way for me to hit the reset button, as I have been on a weight loss program for a while and I have hit a plateau. The primary differences between this eating plan and the way I eat now … More Daniel Fast
For many Christians, today is a quiet day of prayer and mourning prior to the joyous celebration of Christ’s resurrection. My prayer today is for wisdom gained from introspection, peace within, and joy in the morning. Happy Easter!