Q said that she had a spiritual experience from Aretha Franklin and George Michael’s song, “Knew You Were Waiting for me” When the river was deep, I didn’t falterWhen the mountain was high, I still believedwhen the valley was low, it didn’t stop me, no noI knew you were waiting, I knew you were waiting […]
The Spiritual Path
A path leads to a destination, right? If I get on the path it’s so that I will eventually reach a place. Like Nirvana or Heaven or a peace-filled mind and heart. Last night my friend said, “I just want to get through all of this and finish.” She, and most people I know, want […]
This Too Shall Pass
A lot of people are experiencing some heavy emotional stuff right now. I mean a lot. The pandemic itself may be over but the ripple effect seems to be resounding throughout the community. Megan’s brother died of an overdose, and Scott’s son committed suicide. Sandy’s daughter attempted suicide. Mary’s depression has mushroomed into a force […]
When I was younger, in my late 20’s early 30’s, music was always on. The only time it was silent was when sleeping. I carried a transistor radio with me to listen to talk radio at my desk while working. Silence was a foreign idea. It didn’t occur to me to cultivate silence. During that […]
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 Patience and Trust
Sorry to break it to you, but patience and trust go hand in hand.
The Theme for 2022
I haven’t written in a while because life threw a big fat curve ball my way. I fell off a horse in the fall and broke both bones in my forearm. Well, I shattered one and broke the other. It happened two hours before my stepson’s wedding. You read that right. A month later, my […]
Worry is Negative Prayer
Worrying about the future doesn’t change the future. It simply wrecks the present.
Fear is NOT a Virtue
It’s just like the Force in Star Wars. Do you want to be a Jedi or a Sith? Do you want to broker in love, hope, faith, justice, courage, prudence, and temperance? Or do you want fear, jealousy, arrogance, anger, lack of control, chaos, and confusion?