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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