Twinkle, twinkle little star how I wondered what you were when I was young and did not know and experienced all of life for the first time and everything was new. Today I wonder with my students and the young people in my life who are discovering life and sharing their wonder with me andContinue reading “WONDER”
One of the things I love most about you is that you are always there to come play with me. You are the one who reminds me of Melanie singing I have a brand new pair of roller skates, you have a brand new key. You are my playmate. You are the one who whenContinue reading “MY PLAYMATE”
I love how children find such wonder in opening a present a new toy or discovering the mysteries of life Then they grow up and we teach them how to lose that sense of wonder, creativity, joy, or mystery We, as adults need to stay full of wonder, joy, and mystery so we can helpContinue reading “STAY FULL”
Dear God, I know you never put more on us then we can bear, but this year has been filled with challenges. If I had to pick a word for that I have learned this year, it would be tenacity. I have learned to have the determination to rise about difficult circumstances. It does notContinue reading “BECOMING THE TREE”
“Do you ever wonder why things have to turn out the way they do?” What would happen if you did? What moments of wonder will you discover?
If wonder is the beginning of wisdom, are you working on becoming wise or are you focused on walking away from your wisdom
Where are you focusing your attention, on the wonders of the world or the taste for destruction of the environment.
Have you ever wondered about how the Divine keeps you from getting what you think you want? How many moments of wonder have you missed
Years ago, the spiritual director I was working with talked with me about a Japanese form of self-defense called aikido. She talked with me about how when we are surprised and thrown off guard, we want to fight or free. We want to narrow our world and our vision to create this protective force aroundContinue reading “OPEN MY EYES”
It is the magic and wonder of what lies ahead which has the potential to keep us together when we want to give up and walk away. So wonder!