Moving Through Fear

“Dominator culture has tried to keep us all afraid, to make us choose safety instead of risk, sameness instead of diversity. Moving through that fear, finding out what connects us, reveling in our differences; this is the process that brings us closer, that gives us a world of shared values, of meaningful community.“ — bellContinue reading “Moving Through Fear”

Learning new ways to communicate

I think one of the greatest gifts to come out of the COVID-19 pandemic will be learning new ways to communicate.  During this time when we have not been able to gather in groups people have stepped up to reach out electronically. How have you been gathering differently during this crisis?  Have you attended aContinue reading “Learning new ways to communicate”

+I freely release all uncertainty, regret, and fear

“I rest in the light of forgiveness. I forgive myself and others for that which is done (and better left undone) and also that which is not done (and better if done). I give myself permission to enjoy this moment without guilt. I freely release all uncertainty, regret, and fear.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

Living Through Uncertainty

The COVID pandemic has certainly shown us how quickly our world can be turned upside down, hasn’t it?  Things change from week to week, day to day and sometimes hour to hour.  I watched as churches announced online on Friday that they would still be holding services only to find themselves scrambling on Saturday toContinue reading “Living Through Uncertainty”

Choices

Choices.  Which one is the best?  Which one do I want?  Just choose one.  I want both — don’t make me choose one.  I don’t want either — don’t make me choose one.  Sound familiar? These are the kind of thoughts we have all had while trying to make choices. While we all enjoy havingContinue reading “Choices”

The Unlearning of Fear and Acceptance of Love

“Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we learned here. The spiritual journey is the relinquishment, or unlearning, of fear and the acceptance of love back into our hearts.” —Marianne Williamson       Let’s Talk About It We are talking about Holy Ground this month in The Espirational Community on Facebook. Continue reading “The Unlearning of Fear and Acceptance of Love”