DEVELOP THE INNER VISIONARY

Working on some spiritual practices in our lives is easier then others. It is easy to think about how to practice kindness, gratitude, joy, kindness, or even play. However thinking about practicing vision requires us to think outside the box. So I was excited when I found the writing of Angeles Arrien, in The Four-FoldContinue reading “DEVELOP THE INNER VISIONARY”

UNTIEING THE KNOT

So, this month has certainly been filled with adventure and challenges. I have come to remember that achieving unity with someone is not always easy. Sometimes our ways of working towards the common goal are so different. This week a collaborator asked me to prayerfully make a commitment to do something. Reading the request leftContinue reading “UNTIEING THE KNOT”

PRAYERS AND PRETZELS

Today is National Pretzel Day. I am always amazed at how many foods have their own holidays. Growing up my father loved pretzels, just about any kind, hard or soft, sticks, twisted, large or small. My favorite are the soft ones which are twisted and look like what in my mind is a pretzel. AsContinue reading “PRAYERS AND PRETZELS”

TRUST IN __________

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin captures an important aspect of faith in these lines from a prayer. Breathing in: Trust in . . . Breathing out: the slow work of God. How many of us remember to trust in the slow work of God?  Last year, one of my students said to me, “It sure wouldContinue reading “TRUST IN __________”