Re: Connect

Caveat: This is a post that comes from nowhere and really belongs nowhere but, for me, permeates everywhere. I love the show CBS Sunday Morning. I love the music. I love the pace. I love the art. I love the connection. I love the vignettes. Why? I don't know. But, today, I was reminded: When … Continue reading Re: Connect

Not Always the Same

What does SPRING mean to you? Some will say these things: productivity, cultivation, blooms, growth, planting seeds, green, flowers, weddings, sunshine, bright, garden, clean, new beginnings, planning... For me, sometimes it seems like a lot of pressure. Pressure to... change grow achieve accomplish declutter dust off break out advance develop innovate create transition shift. Sometimes, … Continue reading Not Always the Same

Vacuum

One July, too long ago, I spent a week in New Orleans.  I was with my church and half us were spending time building homes with Habitat for Humanity and the other half of us organized and facilitated the summer bible school program the church in NOLA didn't have the staff to continue. Everyone worked during the … Continue reading Vacuum

Unplug

Ok. So, tomorrow is Saturday.  Totally a perfect day to unplug. Put down the phone.  Close the computer.  Power down the tablet.  For all intents and purposes, move all technology to the settings that you would feel secure if you were taking off on a flight with 100 air marshals ensuring your devices were in … Continue reading Unplug

Patience

When you're anxious or worried, be patient.  The key to patience opens the door of happiness. -Rumi What are you worried about? What are you anxious about? What can you do about that which you are worried and/or anxious? What is stopping you? What kind of person would you be if you were patient through worry … Continue reading Patience

Stillness

Let the water settle; you will see the moon and stars mirrored in your being. - Rumi There is so much churning in the world. Consider stillness. Inaction and stillness are not the same things. Contemplate the proceedings. Scrutinize what you hear. Conscientiously determine your path forward. Own your journey. Leave it all out there. … Continue reading Stillness

Fear?

Feel the fear and do it anyway. Susan Jeffers What does that mean? Some of us understand this to mean to throw away the fear and push on.  I always understood this as an opportunity to understand my fear.  Study where it comes from.  Study what makes it stronger and what weakens its hold over … Continue reading Fear?