Who is Me? Thoughts on a Cold Snowy Morning

The morning is cold and snowy even after the sun comes out and the clouds disappear. The snow resembles clouds littered on the ground with cloud detritus hiding our human messes. There’s only so much mess the snow can cover though. Even for those places where the snow is deeper… Read more“Who is Me? Thoughts on a Cold Snowy Morning”

Ungreat

Ungreat I am not great never aspired to be greater than others… only wanted to be better than I am.   ©J.Robin Whitley 10/26/2020

Compassion as a Way of Life

As a person of faith, I am constantly asking myself what does it mean to live a life of compassion? This time, I decided to also talk to my friends about it as well as researching various words. As you read over our conversations, what would our world be like… Read more“Compassion as a Way of Life”

Marking the Days and Sometimes, Rage

Raging Corona Virus Diary April 14, 2020 Normally, my days are marked by church days. On Sundays, it is worship and Adult Christian Education (ACE) when possible. That way, I know if the next day is Monday. I know if it’s Tuesday by its location between church on Sunday and… Read more“Marking the Days and Sometimes, Rage”

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”