Monthly Archives: October 2020

Try this gratitude practice to boost the immune system

Lots of folks are trying to boost their immune system lately. Eating healthy and exercising can strengthen it, but how about this simple gratitude practice? I have been feeling a little blue today–the first time in a couple of weeks … Continue reading

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The gifts and challenges of daily blogging

Today I want to write a little personal reflection. It’s Day 13 of the seventy-five day commitment to connect more deeply with God, Spirit, Holy, Love…to explore “What the Heart Knows” during the waning days of 2020. Day 13 already! … Continue reading

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You are part of this October pond now, too

Spirituality is like a half-frozen pond in late October. Where does the pond start and end? What is the pond really?

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“Life itself is the teacher, my dears”

Good Wednesday morning to you, my dears. (Smile. I have always wanted to call people “my dears” like spiritual folks sometimes do. They always sound so loving when they say that.) Today I would like to introduce you to an … Continue reading

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Radical acceptance and October snow

Good morning, dear readers. Just got inside after scraping off eight or ten inches of crusty snow from the car. While I was out there in the dark, I warmed up Barry’s car before he left for work. It’s 28 … Continue reading

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Teeny tiny tired mouse for the Holy

Today I am a teeny tiny tired mouse for the Holy. No flowery words, no enthusiastic songs of praise, no heart-filled storytelling. Aren’t some days like this? Last night–one of those sleepless nights again. Can hardly move. I feel so … Continue reading

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How are you doing, really?

Today I am thinking of you and you and you. Wondering how all of you are doing, really. It’s been seven long months of this pandemic. The case numbers and deaths are rising and politics can be overwhelming. Many of … Continue reading

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“You’ll lose all your readers if you write a spiritual blog every day.” (Fact check: not true.)

About a week ago this idea arose like a cartoon lightbulb above this head. It said, “How about dedicating the waning days of 2020 to connect deeper with Heart, Spirit, God? How about offering words, feelings, typing fingers to what … Continue reading

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Let everything that needs to go, go

Dear Holy Heart, I explore this with you today, sinking into this prayer of words, opening this hand and letting all drop away as You desire. Apples ripen red and whole, falling from stem-branch at just the right moment. Babies … Continue reading

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What does “Oh NO, where did my purse go?” have to do with spirituality?

Yesterday we traveled forty-five miles north to the local Chevy dealer to get snow tires installed on our Equinox. (Our usual local tire guy/mechanic couldn’t fit us in until mid-November and snow’s on its way.) We departed the car, handed … Continue reading

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