faith, Pandemic Wisdom

Bugs and Plows

We like old things. I'm not sure when it started but my husband and I share a love for vintage things. Our favorite old things are from family members and remind us of them. I have the tiny vase from his grandmother's house that holds one flower. I have a plaster piece of artwork of… Continue reading Bugs and Plows

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Soul Insults

I've been writing and speaking for at least a decade on Soul Things. My favorite women's event is a Soul Spa retreat where I get to reflect with women on Soul Care. We explore Soul Dehydration, Soul Damage and Soul Soothers. I love to talk about the age old Spiritual Disciplines which, packaged for today,… Continue reading Soul Insults

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Soul Check

Today marks the beginning of the season of Lent for Christians. We start by absurdly marking one another with ashes from last year's burned Palm Branches as a way of saying we understand with humility that we will return to ashes one day. I'm not sure we fully understand that, but at least we try.… Continue reading Soul Check

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Life on the Edge

As I practice yoga for the sake of my core strength, flexibility and the wonder of deeply stretching my tight joints, I keep being surprised about the added benefits of health and peace of mind. The life lessons yoga offers in addition to all of that is almost too good to be true. I wish… Continue reading Life on the Edge

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Inner Circle

I recently had a birthday. It was a gorgeous sunny spring day with many favorite parts including a surprise visit from my daughter and two sweet grandsons who live five hours away. Usually I know everything or can figure it out. This surprise I did not see coming. When my sweet two year old grandboy… Continue reading Inner Circle