Attic Wisdom

June 1, 2021 If you’ve ever expected a child, then you know something about the “nesting” period when suddenly you realize, instinctively, that the time is NOW to finish getting the nursery in order, counting the diapers, tidying up the house, and putting extra meals in the freezer because something waiting to be born isContinue reading “Attic Wisdom”

Let There Be . . .

May 7, 2021 “In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth,  the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters.  Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light.”  So begins the story of creationContinue reading “Let There Be . . .”

Thresholds

March 22, 2021 Many faith traditions and spiritual disciplines offer a time of self-examination, a time of self-reflection to assess where we have been, where we are going, what we can release, and what we can carry forward.  For Christians, this season is called Lent; the same opportunity goes by other names in other traditions. Continue reading “Thresholds”

And it is good . . .

March 15, 2021 Awaken to the mystery of being hereand enter the immensity of your own presence.Have joy and peace in the temple of your senses. . . .Be consoled in the secret symmetry of your soul.May you experience each day as a sacred gift wovenaround a heart of wonder. For Presence, John O’Donohue IContinue reading “And it is good . . .”

How Shall We Rise?

March 10, 2021 This month marks the one-year anniversary of Covid-19 being declared a worldwide pandemic.  I don’t believe this is the type of anniversary where we will fetch balloons and champagne, but anniversaries, like birthdays, invite us to reflect on where we were a year ago and where we are now, along with whoContinue reading “How Shall We Rise?”

“But Lent”

March 3, 2021 This blog, offered in the transitional time between winter and spring, as the earth reawakens, as we continue rising from ashes to hope (an ongoing journey), as many religious traditions invite us to a time of introspection, honesty, and repentance, is, I pray each time I post, a place of respite whereContinue reading ““But Lent””