Tag Archives: inspiration

Give, sweet mama, give. Give, my man, give.

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. –Pablo Picasso Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have. –Jim Rohn We only have what we … Continue reading

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Reflections on daily blogging

My 75 day commitment to connect more deeply to the Holy Heart, Spirit, God, Love…to explore “What the Heart knows” during the waning days of 2020 is halfway over now. We’re counting down toward year’s end. Thirty eight, thirty seven, … Continue reading

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Smoke alarm drama & the Holy

A little drama in our little house in the woods this morning! And yesterday morning. And the day before. I crumpled newspaper, laid kindling, carried seven logs into the mouth of our wood stove. Lit the match. Good morning, wood … Continue reading

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I found the missing heart in that messy closet

About two weeks ago I wondered: where in the world is that heart? Did I give it away to someone? Who would that have been? The rolodex of the mind clicked through every possible person. Was it you, you or … Continue reading

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“Letting people be who they’re gonna be”

Earlier this week I talked with a very wise young person. She shared about her spiritual and political beliefs. Laughing a little, she shrugged her shoulders and talked about her brothers with very different outlooks on life. She traveled to … Continue reading

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Awakening to what we really are

It’s possible–just possible–to drive up the road toward your favorite co-op on a sunny July birthday morning–and watch yourself–who you think you are–completely disappear. An hour earlier you considered yourself a human being in a physical body, a separate distinct … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about The Secret, manifestation, the law of attraction, positive thinking

Does anyone remember when the book “The Secret” came out in 2006? I recall reading it and thinking “yes, yes, yes” to Rhonda Byrne’s beliefs about the law of attraction and how our thoughts can directly change our lives. Basically, … Continue reading

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The “demon” of distraction and the gift of Presence

Let’s face it–what often threatens our connection to the Holy Heart? What keeps us tethered to our endless thoughts, whirlwinds of emotions, windmills of human drama? What causes us to check our phones, computers, devices with compulsive wondering: who’s liked, … Continue reading

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Listening, listening, to what wants to be said

Yesterday I walked down “Tamarack Trail” looking for color. OK, it’s not really called Tamarack Trail. You can call it “Larch Lane” instead if that sounds more lyrical. A logging crew clearcut this patch of woods about a mile or … Continue reading

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Embrace of the golden hush

Shhh…let’s pause here for a moment of silence. Breathe deeply, all the way down to that soft belly of yours. Feel your seat on this chair, this couch, this floor. Ahh, those sturdy feet. Breathe. Breathe. Again breathe, so natural, … Continue reading

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