Progress in Spirals

Progress in Spirals

“The human mind always makes progress, but it is a progress made in spirals.” Madame de Stael I love spirals! Just look up images of ‘spirals in nature’ and you will find they are myriad and each one of them is so unique and so beautiful! I have been enamored with...
When Was the Last Time You Sang?

When Was the Last Time You Sang?

When was the last time you sang? When was the last time you danced?  –Questions put to the sick by a Native American Medicine Man ¹ One morning last week I was sitting at my kitchen table planning a prayer experience for a weekly group I have been part of for many...
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...