Tag Archives: inspiration

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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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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“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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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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