A Foggy Monday in Advent 2020 – Hope

Monday morning is foggy; the fog so thick, the mountains on the horizon have disappeared from view. Advent is the liturgical season that started yesterday in the Christian tradition. The period starts on a Sunday and then leads up to December 25. Advent is seen as a time of waiting… Read more“A Foggy Monday in Advent 2020 – Hope”

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”

Thinking about Butch

In my haste to work, get a lot done, please people, there was so much WONDER that I missed. I am claiming the wonder and the mystery of life.

Gratitude, A Way of Life

Gratitude is thankfulness, but without the gluttony, don’t you think? As we enter into the winter holiday season, my mind turns to the aspects of the holidays that we love about the holidays. Some of the holidays are religious, but others, like Thanksgiving were created by a President. These holidays… Read more“Gratitude, A Way of Life”

When I Am Not Writing…

When I’m not writing, I am creating something else. Or in the case of this blog, I’m also creating as I type because I’m listening to new musicians (at least new to me). The world is big and our souls even larger. In addition to valuing the creative spirit, I… Read more“When I Am Not Writing…”