Sometimes the language used to speak about the Divine, is antiquated and can get in the way of the deeper spiritual concept, but most writers of the 18th and 19th centuries, spoke of God in masculine terms. I have had to make peace with this and look beyond the limited use of language so I… Continue reading these holy hands
Years ago, I was very good friends with a woman (who I really liked a lot) but she wasn't the first person I'd call when something wonderful happened for me. She struggled with life and so other people's victories or happiness felt unfair, or even like an unkind barb to her. As much as I… Continue reading Friendship, and a Blue Moon Giveaway!
A couple of months ago, I was invited to a gathering of some old friends. This involved a fair amount of travel on my end, but I was still excited to go. One of the women, whom I had always felt a little uncomfortable around, was co-hosting the party, and little by little, I found… Continue reading no more chalk eggs
I've carved out time, over the next month and a half to finish up something that I've been working on, and have given myself the deadline of September 1st. Even though I'm ahead of schedule, I feel like I need to pull up a new level of focus and commitment, because the closer I get,… Continue reading Emphatic trifles
I wasn't raised with the idea that the Spirit of God was within me, was the animating Spirit of me, and so as a little girl, when I prayed, I imagined that God was something other than me; something distant, remote, unknowable and ultimately impossible to please. This logically led to prayers that were more… Continue reading Time to go…. within
I was driving into my office on Friday morning and I saw a couple, loaded down with large backpacks, walking on the side of rt. 372. I knew them, (casually) and liked them very much, so turned around to see if they needed a ride. When they said yes, I knew that I was going… Continue reading The whisper
One thing that I remind myself of, many times a day, is that I am connected to all, (below the surface level of apparent separation) ...and so is everyone else. When I have a inner-knowing about something, even if I can't explain it from a conscious, reasoning point of view, I listen to it. I… Continue reading The energy of Life