Another Day of Love

Given the amount of hostility and polarization right now, perhaps epitomized by the current impeachment trial, I thought we needed more than one day of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s insights about coming from love towards all. Here are a couple of quotes from a service he gave on November 17, 1957 at Dexter … More Another Day of Love

A Day of Love

We must meet hate with love. We must meet physical force with soul force. … We must follow nonviolence and love. We must discover the power of love, the power, the redemptive power of love. And when we discover that we will be able to make of this old world a new world. We will … More A Day of Love

Peaceful Surrender

Wow, the final day of the Shannon Plummer and Bob Sima “Music as Spiritual Practice” Journey was really powerful! The theme was Self Love, so that’s a big quality. I had not heard the song they used for this practice, but it was so beautiful and touching that it made me cry. The essence of … More Peaceful Surrender

Synchronicity

It is Day 4 of the Shannon Plummer and Bob Sima “Music as Spiritual Practice” experience, and today’s practice is Stillness. I have to say this morning’s activity had a little less impact on me personally than the previous days because I do follow a pretty consistent pattern of building stillness experiences into my day … More Synchronicity

Pray Rain

This morning I got an urgent prayer request from the other side of the world. My good friend and spiritual teacher, Lorna Madill, is currently visiting Australia, where she lived for several years. Lorna attested to the devastation in that beautiful land from the wild fires we have been seeing in the news. Her request … More Pray Rain

New Year, New Eyes

Welcome to 2020!  I started this blog on January 2, 2017 after a visioning session at my spiritual center directed me to inject some positivity in a world where our focus seems to be on problems and what we perceive to be  “not working.”  As we kick off this new year, it just seems right … More New Year, New Eyes

Swan Song Saturday, SNAP Challenge Edition

Our final SNAP Challenge Supper was tortilla soup, made from the bone broth of the chicken roasted earlier, along with leftover (frozen from earlier this week) shredded chicken, salsa, and most of our leftover items–sauteed onions, peppers, and garlic, the rest of the tomatoes, the rest of the black beans (not turned into the black … More Swan Song Saturday, SNAP Challenge Edition