This is My Home, and These are My People

This is My Home, and These are My People

We are not two seagulls separated by 6 feet of water;  we are two seagulls connected by 6 feet of water.  – John Bell   There is no difference between healing your body and healing the Earth, or helping another to heal. It is all the same body.  –...
Lean In Toward the Light

Lean In Toward the Light

The people living in darkness have seen a great light; On those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned.  Mt. 4:16   “Today is now, tomorrow beckons. Lean in toward the light. Keep practicing the resurrection.” ¹  Carrie Newcomer I don’t...
Walking in the Footsteps of St. Francis

Walking in the Footsteps of St. Francis

“Though everyone who’s ever lived has walked, realize that no one has ever taken the step you are about to take.” ¹ No one! Six years ago, Gordy and I went on pilgrimage to Assisi.  I have felt an affinity with St. Francis since I was a child, and I always dreamed of...
Life Lessons from an Orchid

Life Lessons from an Orchid

“Life is amazing. And then it’s awful. And then it’s amazing again. And in between the amazing and the awful it’s ordinary and mundane and routine. Breathe in the amazing, hold on through the awful, and relax and exhale during the ordinary. That’s just living...