The challenges of our times call for a new way of seeing and being. We need to learn new dance steps. Won’t you come out to play and learn with me?
An Essential Spiritual Quality Roselin sent our Archeologists of the Spirit group a handout in preparation for our July 7 meeting. It included an excerpt from Caroline Myss’s book, Entering the Castle, based on Teresa of Avila’s Interior Castle. Myss identifies endurance as a spiritual quality learned in the First Mansion. Endurance is an essential […]
Because I don’t have sisters, I’ve made it a point to develop friendships with women. I am blessed with many “Spirit Sisters.” Faithful Friends Sharon and Kathryn are two of them. We met in seminary 45 years ago and, despite living at a distance, they are among my most faithful of friends. My son was […]
Conditioning When someone young is criticized a lot, they become conditioned to look for what is wrong with them. That happened to me. One of the complements I receive from readers of my memoir, A Long Awakening to Grace, is how honest I was about my faults. For many years, friends confronted me about how […]
Yes, this is my 2nd blog post in a week. I have more time now … and writing always helps to center me. Some of this one just came pouring out. Hope you enjoy and comment! Pandemic Stress This week on Next Door, my neighborhood online group, one woman told about her nephew who works […]
Odd Elderly … It is just plain odd to be so deemed. I am well past 65, apparently when we begin to be considered such. I have not thought of myself as “elderly” and “vulnerable” and neither has my 80-year-old friend, Ruth. The second definition given by Merriam-Webster is “old fashioned.” This is what we […]