Ok, so here is my dilemma, and I know that I am not the only one out there that feels this way.   I worry And then, I remember that Scripture says,  “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life…….” (Matt 6 :25) and so, I stop worrying and I trust and then … Continue reading Worry

A Blue Day

Did you ever have a blue day? A day when a painful memory resurfaces and you start to slide down the slippery slope of self-pity?  Well, that was today!  Old feelings creep into the psyche and before you know it, you are sinking into deep waters…..and, no one is hurt by this wallowing but YOU! … Continue reading A Blue Day

Going into the desert

I had a wonderful conversation with a dear friend a few days back.  I was telling her how I am struggling with a few things right now and she responded, “It’s as though you are in exile, like the Israelites and Jesus were.” I haven’t been able to stop reflecting on this and what it … Continue reading Going into the desert


Merriam-Webster defines contemplation as a state of mystical awareness of God’s being. I like that definition.  Is there really any other way to experience God other than through mystical awareness?  Voltaire said this, “In the beginning God created man in His own image, and man has been trying to repay the favor ever since.” We … Continue reading Contemplation