I’m disturbed. That’s not a strong enough word. I’m scared and worried. Just this week one of my millennial friends had a psychotic break and is in the mental hospital. My Gen Z son rejects the notion of a loving God and embraces the idea that trans men can have babies. Since the beginning of […]
The Wildness of God
When I stop cajoling, negotiating, petitioning, and outright begging, that’s when I have surrendered.
The Dark Night of the Soul
Sometimes the darkness is brought on due to our actions, as evidenced in addiction. But other times, it feels random and unfair, like a cancer diagnosis for the mom who makes good choices and has two beautiful children and a loving husband.
On Being Forgiven
I’ve been working through Emotionally Healthy Spirituality by Peter Scazzero. He says that we can’t be spiritually healthy if we aren’t emotionally healthy. That’s kind of a no-brainer. I’ve been working on my spiritual and emotional health for the last 16 years, and I gotta say, it ain’t easy. If it were easy, everyone would […]
Worry is Negative Prayer
Worrying about the future doesn’t change the future. It simply wrecks the present.
Reasons to be Cheerful
It’s the holiday season, the season for glad tidings and cheer! I bet many people think they don’t want to deal with the proverbial “comfort and joy.” So for all of the Grinches, the naysayers, the Scrooges, and the Negative Nancies, this post is for you. It’s also for the depressed, the depleted, the mildly […]
Do Your Words Matter?
Humans are complicated, they are layered, like Ogres. Maybe people are ogres. We hungrily devour those who’s words and behaviors are incongruent with our value systems.
Hang in There
Sometimes my faith is enormous like I’m ensconced in a fluffy white cloud, floating above all the misery. Sometimes my faith is small, like me.
As You Seek So Shall You Find
Thoughts, beliefs, words are powerful things. I believe in the ultimate Goodness of God.
Love exorcises the demon of selfishness and replaces it with contentment.
Love is still the answer