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!
In Spiritual Direction you are offered a sacred space to share joy, tears, honesty and re-framing of life. The idea that we can control every aspect of our lives is a fallacy. What we can do is learn to identify God in the midst of the everyday, the silly, the crazy, and yes sometimes devastating… Continue reading The Journey Begins