Caring for Each Other — an oldie but goodie

This month I have decided to bring back an old post from 2017.  This is still timely today. CARING FOR EACH OTHER I have been blessed to have experience several wonderful examples of community throughout my life so far.  I grew up in a church that was a close, loving “church family.”  We cared forContinue reading “Caring for Each Other — an oldie but goodie”

Creating Community

We live in a world where it seems fewer and fewer people understand community.  Our emphasis on the rights and responsibilities of individuals often separates us, creating a lonely world with little concern for the needs and welfare of others. I grew up in a church with a strong sense of community.  We were family. Continue reading “Creating Community”

Holy Ground

There seems to be something within us that is always searching.  The pull is so strong it leads us to churches, spiritual teachers or even halfway around the world to “sacred sites” on a spiritual pilgrimage.  We are looking for a place, that “holy ground” where we believe we will find God. What drives usContinue reading “Holy Ground”

The Greatest Romance

“The greatest romance is with the Infinite.  You have no idea how beautiful life can be.  When you suddenly find God everywhere,  when He comes and talks to you and guides you,  the romance of divine love has begun.” ~Paramahansa Yogananda

Called to Be

Many people go through life searching for their calling.  We might see this as our perfect job or career.  We might see it as a cause or whatever makes us feel alive.  Some think of this is religious terms, as in being called to “the ministry.”  Some people seem to find their calling in thisContinue reading “Called to Be”

Shine!

  We live in a time of great darkness.  We may feel driven to fight against the darkness.   If this is your path I would like to give a word of caution that is can be difficult to fight without becoming what we are fighting. This is the time I believe we are being calledContinue reading “Shine!”

Being Summoned to Make a Transition

“In the hero stories, the call to go on a journey takes the form of a loss, an error, a wound, an unexplainable longing, or a sense of a mission. When any of these happens to us, we are being summoned to make a transition. It will always mean leaving something behind,…The paradox here isContinue reading “Being Summoned to Make a Transition”