Blessing or Curse? What words touch our suffering during pandemic?

“’Bless what there is, for being.’ Whatever it be, bless it because it exists; you need no other reason.” ~Br. David Steindl-Rast Holy Tuesday questions abound in a world that was already one enormous question mark my word, NO ONE knows a thing about the why or what of suffering…. Read more“Blessing or Curse? What words touch our suffering during pandemic?”

A Plea for you to stay home. I BEG you.

March 2020 – The Quarantine File Please, STAY HOME. I BEG YOU. This is not a short story, but the start of my writing about the life of being a disabled person in quarantine. At first, I will admit that the quarantine did not bother me. Basically, because of my… Read more“A Plea for you to stay home. I BEG you.”

Mindful of Justice – Lent 2020

To be mindful means to remember to let go of compulsive reactivity and realize a nonreactive way of life. ~Stephen Batchelor, “The Art of Solitude” Today is Mardi Gras and I still haven’t decided what my Lenten practice will be. I live alone with my dog so there is plenty… Read more“Mindful of Justice – Lent 2020”

On Being Beloved by The Rev. Tamara Franks

This reflection is used with permission. I’m on the mailing list of some of my favorite churches. Rev. Tamara Franks is one of my favorites. Though it is my hope to respond to Tamara’s message on being beloved is so timely, that I want to share with you now. Words… Read more“On Being Beloved by The Rev. Tamara Franks”