Freedom and Forgiveness

Learning to be free is a ‘s work. If we harbor resentment or judgment against ourselves or anyone else, we’re still stuck in the old harbor tied up to the dock. Letting go of even one grievance is hard work. It is good work, not just for us but also for those around us. There […]

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Combinations and Interconnections

There come shape shifting times when new connections and actions demand to be made. This happens in nations as well as in people, and aren’t we in such a time now? In our personal lives this kind of time will declare itself at some point. No one’s life is without it. It is then we […]

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Little Ways

In the following posts please notice how many times the word, may, appears. It is the month of May after all. Phrases posted on Facebook, May 2020 Here is a quote that touched me by William Sullivan. This is something that might inspire what we may do today and in the days ahead. We live […]

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Stopped

Being stopped isn’t bad. It’s just stopping for many reasons some of which may be really bad. Let’s separate being stopped from the reasons we are stopped. Maybe we can then have a more reasonable time of it. Phrases posted on Facebook, April 2020 In these days of having to be sequestered as best we […]

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Sanctuary

Every moment things are changing. That’s been true all along, but now in this virus-alert time we sense how rapidly change is happening all over the world. Then where is a place of steadiness and peace? Where is sanctuary? This will be answered in a million ways, but connection to Spirit and connection to others […]

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Tenderness

I want to think about tenderness this month. It is a quality I greatly care about and our rocking world needs it very much. We think of tenderness as being soft, a quality characterized by gentleness. In my experience when we act with tenderness our actions can enter circumstances and change them more deeply than […]

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Little Sayings

Sometimes we only need a few words, little sayings, to motivate and encourage us. Coeur is the French word for heart. When words touch our hearts they awaken us to capacities that lie dormant within us and we feel encouraged to dare many things. Let a little saying be a friend to help you live […]

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Trust

We have a new year and a new month to live. What can be trusted as we step out into the days and hours ahead? It’s kind of startling to really look into what we trust. A lot of it is automatic like trusting that the sun is still shining even when it is a […]

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Peace

The holidays are not a peaceful time. We hurry to get everything done and worry about money, time, feelings, and expectations. What a good time to think a little bit about peace! Peace can be an inner sense of stillness – a place beyond thought and striving. It can also be full, blazing joy where […]

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Seasons

We’re headed for Thanksgiving though Christmas décor is almost usurping the holiday. There were snow showers in RI yesterday. Fall is turning to winter. The seasons slide into each other, and though many things remain the same, there is a lot that has changed completely. There is a reason why the killing frost signals new […]

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