Is it truthful? Is it necessary? Is it kind? Rumi asked If I were to honestly answer these three questions I would rarely communicate with others, especially those with whom I disagree. While I am good at listening to others with the grace of God, I question whether I speak when I should be silent.Continue reading “BEFORE SPEAKING”


In a time where there seems to be a real need to practice peace more then ever, I thought I would share Deepak Chopra’s Seven Practices for Peace   May we begin it now and continue practicing these until we have universal peace on earth The program for peacemakers asks you to follow a specificContinue reading “SEVEN PRACTICES FOR PEACE”


I don’t know who said, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” So this image is not so much a picture, but it really spoke to my spirit this morning. It reminded me of a few other lessons I try to incorporate in my life. One being HALT (hungry, angry, lonely, or tired). If I amContinue reading “Before”