The Next Step

The Next Step

When we are paying attention, the Universe is right there waiting for us. I just started reading a book called, “God Never Blinks”, by Regina Brett, and the second chapter is about taking the next step when the end looks so far away. A few days later, I...
A Rainy Day

A Rainy Day

“Rain is grace; rain is the sky condescending to the Earth; without rain there would be no life.” ~ John Updike It started with a crack of lightning, a great roar of thunder, and then a deluge of rain that went on for over a day. At first, we might think...
Sunday Meditation

Sunday Meditation

Sometimes our meditations can be in the midst of ordinary days, doing ordinary things. I realized this as I was in the middle of my house cleaning that usually occurs on Sunday morning. After a long work week I like to take Saturday as a day for other tasks and...
Long Life

Long Life

As I celebrated with my mother on her 87th birthday this week, I thought aging might be a good topic to write about. I am first reminded by my mother that “aging is not for sissies”, but then started to wonder why we have the perception that aging is such...
A Time for Love

A Time for Love

It is always time for love! We are reminded of love this week with all the Valentine’s Day paraphernalia, but let’s take a moment to look past the holiday and focus on love year-round and the words of the song, “Love isn’t love until you give...
The Next Step

It’s Your Moment

A bit of inspiration to keep you going… “The secret to a rich life is to have more beginnings than endings.” ~ David Weinbaum “Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.” ~ F.Scott Fitzgerald...
Dry Seasons

Dry Seasons

Dry seasons come and go. In some areas of the world the dry season is the winter months and the earth is waiting for the wash of spring rains. For writers and artists, those dry seasons also come and go. So, looking at how nature works through a dry season can give us...