It’s OK to walk away

  It’s been just over a year since I walked away from my work.  Even though I wasn’t quite ready to leave, I felt I didn’t have a choice.  Without getting into too much detail, I had to support my staff and myself.  At the end of the day, I have to be true toContinue reading “It’s OK to walk away”

A Letter to Fear

Dear Fear, Caveat: I only use the word ‘Dear’ because I do believe that in some circumstances you can be helpful, such as when I’m being chased by a lion….. Fear, you are like a wild weed which overgrows and strangles anything good and true.   You play with my mind and distort my thinkingContinue reading “A Letter to Fear”

Should

SHOULD! I think that if I had the choice, I would eliminate the word ‘should’ from the English language! I catch myself, so often, throughout the day thinking, ‘I should do this or I should do that.’  Here are some examples: I should be doing something (when I’m sitting) I should be resting (when I’mContinue reading “Should”

To Judge Or Not To Judge

Boy, it’s really tough to not judge! Every day we see things, hear things and  interact with others and naturally, we form opinions.  Someone shares a story with us and our brains are constantly agreeing, disagreeing, doubting, wondering, and, let’s be honest, JUDGING! And yet, we are called not to judge….that is God’s job who canContinue reading “To Judge Or Not To Judge”

What a difference a year makes

It’s been quite a year…so many changes!  Life has taken me in a direction that I would have never planned.  Funny how that works, huh?  My life hasn’t gone the way I planned!  But in the course of many disappointments, sorrows, and betrayals, and pain, I have grown and learned and I now recognize that IContinue reading “What a difference a year makes”

Beauty

The amazing thing is…..these flowers would have blossomed  whether or not I snapped this photo.  The beauty that we see in nature is there, whether we are present to look at it or not.  It makes me wonder ‘why?’  There is no doubt that God gives us this loveliness for us to enjoy it.  Who isContinue reading “Beauty”

Labels

It must be Children’s Book week because after watching the news, another great quote from “The Little Prince” comes to mind: “It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery We are so often blinded by labels…..human-created labels.  Our hearts do have eyes and they are able to see far more than theContinue reading “Labels”

What is Eucharist?

(This post is a little longer than most, but these feelings run deep, so thanks for stopping by) Eucharist Mystery, Miracle, Magic We have come so far in our understanding of Eucharist, or have we? (I deliberately did not use ‘the’ before the word Eucharist….poetic license) I’d like to think that all the rules and regulations regardingContinue reading “What is Eucharist?”