I realized as I started to write this post, that I had never written about money in such a direct way before, even though it is a "subject" that I think about every day. Being able to do (and have) what we desire in this life is wonderful, and yet admitting that we would like… Continue reading enthusiasm vs. sour grapes
Blessing our money…and a contest!
I had a love-hate relationship with money for much of my life. Money was a huge source of tension in my home growing up; the cause of endless arguments between my parents. And so without realizing it, I came to be suspicious of money; thinking that it was responsible for our unhappy home (so it… Continue reading Blessing our money…and a contest!
Our unique paths
Having been in, and around, the world of clergy, ministers, missionaries, monks, nuns...etc. for most of my life, the idea of self-sacrifice, poverty and suffering as the path to a spiritual life, was proffered constantly. Guilt for wanting nice things; comforts, beauty, and time for one's self, was the order of the day. So many… Continue reading Our unique paths