To Be, To Feel

             Without sorrow, we cannot truly understand what it might feel like to be happy.  Without pain, our concept of joy may not be as deep, as comprehensive and full.              On this journey, it is very much part of our job, our lesson, our […]

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Narrative View

             The idea that there is something better, something kinder, awaiting us after this long difficult slog is the hope I cling to.  Daily.  Hourly.  Our reality is challenging.  Our lessons can feel like such a struggle.              Fortunately we get breaks.  We have blessings.  […]

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Real Reasons

             Maybe you’re familiar with the phrase/have seen the bumper sticker about everything already being in Divine Order?  It can be a challenging concept for some.              Like, why if this is correct, do we still have suffering?  If this is how it’s all supposed […]

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Trade Rate

             The month of June has a funny feeling to me.  Once it no longer means “school’s out” there is a sense of pointlessness to it.              Maybe if we’d ever taken vacations, or if anyone in my family had ever traveled it would be […]

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Continued Observations In Grace

             As the overwhelming negativity continues everywhere we turn (I recently heard someone say the ocean is dead, why even try), as we approach a very hope-filled, jubilant (but traditionally controversial) weekend, I try my best to stay over on the positive side.  I am actively practicing my gratitude.   […]

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