Tag Archives: emotions

Knock, knock. Come in…

It was so fun to write yesterday’s blog post! I grinned on and off much of the day. During these seventy five days I’ve tried to put my relationship with the Holy into feeble words. Sometimes explained things conceptually. Sometimes … Continue reading

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The home of our true heart

I find it so fascinating. If you write a blog post about being So done with it, So done with it you’ll get lots of people flocking over to read. If you scribble about annoyance, anger, restlessness, sadness, grief–here come … Continue reading

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Joy! With whipped cream on top! Just dancin’ around the Christmas tree…

I planned on writing more today about our human emotional-spiritual dredging project. How it’s possible to illuminate our sorrows with the flashlight of love through gentle awareness and deep inquiry. How we can turn more steadfastly toward the light of … Continue reading

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So done with it, so done with it

Yesterday started smoothly. The engine of the day ran flawlessly through morning’s arms. Until afternoon showed her multiple tattoos and such sadness struck the match of hopelessness. What happened? I fell in the abyss of statistics once again. Many of … Continue reading

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“All I ask of you is forever to remember me as loving you”

Three weeks to go. Three weeks until 2020 lays itself at the feet of 2021, turning over the Olympic torch to another year. Three weeks until my seventy five day experiment to immerse myself in the Holy Heart’s cloak (and … Continue reading

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I’m vulnerable, you’re vulnerable, we’re all vulnerable–and it’s OK

One of the things I struggle with is feeling and allowing anger in myself and others. A friend or family member posts something political or hateful on Facebook. I can feel a reaction arising immediately in my body. It’s a … Continue reading

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Election eve

It’s election eve here in the United States, the day before the big election. Many are nervous. Anxious. Afraid. Hopeful. Biting fingernails. Pacing. Wanting their candidates to win. Many are sorely afraid that we’ll wake up Wednesday is some hell-razed … 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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After the storm

Storms sweep around, between and through us all the time. Nature sometimes delivers with a vengeance, doesn’t she? Viruses, bacteria, parasites, cancer, heart attacks, tornados, fires, hurricanes. Storms sweep through our lives, often arriving unexpectedly, tearing up trees, homes, emotions. … Continue reading

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Emotional storm

Last week Barry asked if I might ride with him to a couple of local cemeteries.  He wanted to take Memorial Day pictures for his job at the newspaper. Sure, I said.  Let me grab my camera, too. First we … Continue reading

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