We all are called to carry the cross as an act of compassion for others.
May our pain of life lead us to be compassionate for and with others
May our pain assist us in being compassionate for others
Growing up I was taught An apple a day keeps the doctor away But staying healthy Requires more than A piece of fruit. I still eat an apple a day, but the following keeps me growing spiritually A good heart a day Keeps the enemy away Paying attention each day, Reduces the stress in dailyContinue reading “SPIRITUAL APPLES”
I sit in my wheelchair and The plane flies over me And I pray for them that they may be free I sit in my wheelchair and The plane flies over me And I hear them saying, May they be free. I sit in my wheelchair and I roll around the block And I prayContinue reading “BE FREE”
As we age and mature, we become more compassionate for those around us.
I would like to be able to come to you and say that I treat myself amazingly well. However, I try to be more honest with you then I am with anyone else, including myself. I am awesome at saying I am going to do something, but I break promises with myself all the time.Continue reading “NURTURING ME”
When I was in seminary, I took a course on advocacy and organizing. One of the questions we were asked to think about was what we felt was the most pressing social issue in contemporary society. Then and now, it is hard for me to pick just one, as there are so many issues thatContinue reading “INHUMANITY AND INJUSTICE”
I recently read this quote from Desmond Tutu in Victor Chan’s book The Wisdom of Forgiveness. It was written, In our country, we speak of something called ubuuntu. When I want to praise you, the highest praise I can give you is to say, you have ubuuntu — this person has what it takes to beContinue reading “UBUUNTU”
Enthusiasm is the fuel which will help you achieve your dreams. Keep the fuel flowing and you move forward. Stop the flow of the fuel and you stall out.