"Anyone who commits themselves to the transformative process [of Centering Prayer] is changing the world more than they could by any other activity, but they'll have activities recommended to them by the Spirit, if they're called to it." Thomas Keating,God is Love - The Heart of All Creation - Companion Book We don’t often think of our prayer… Continue reading Centering Prayer
I posted this on my Facebook page Reclaim a Life of Joy over the weekend. I thought it deserved a space here too. ⇒⇒ I’m reading Live Big, Be Well by Winn Collier again. This is the second time I've read it. Each time I have found nuggets of wisdom, some new, some just coming into clarity. Today… Continue reading Our Work and Focus
I started my day reading an article suggested on a friend's FB feed about workism in America. Thank you Professor Green it was thought provoking. You can read it here: https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/02/religion-workism-making-americans-miserable/583441/?fbclid=IwAR1a1ia7VBSFVywrNIVr4tmQK-jetsfl1Z581rxfQmHY-1qqVfYl6D7Ni84 One thing I've struggled with most of my life is letting go. Letting go of people, places, things, and jobs. My work as an… Continue reading Workism: Enough is Enough
Two questions I despise… “Where do you plan to be in your ___________ (fill in the blank) in five years?” and the ever intimidating “What positives have come out of your current situation?” This latter question seems to be asked when your life has fallen to hell! I‘m never sure what people expect you to… Continue reading Where is your Focus?
This bean vine is ugly, has been since July, and I didn’t pull it because my mother in law once told me: “if they are still flowering leave them be. They will produce when their ready, even ugly things bear fruit.” Lately I’ve been feeling like this vine looks, tired, useless, brown, and used up.… Continue reading Ugly Vines
Last week I got really good news. I am slowly getting better, my brain is healing. However, it’s not perfect yet, I still get tired easily, weather and pressure changes affect how my head feels, thinking takes energy, my balance has always been poor and now it just plain sucks, the dizziness comes and goes… Continue reading We Are Not Alone
Many of you are familiar with the song Hallelujah written in the 1980’s by Lenard Cohen. It has always been a favorite of mine. From its vague allusions to scripture, to the truth of life in the early 1980’s, it always struck a sacred chord for me. Yesterday was no different. I had a cerebral… Continue reading Hallelujah!