I have now been in the house for 9 months. This means I’ve gone out for grocery’s, seen clients (on zoom) and one dear friend weekly, met with our women’s group outside once a month and our daughter and the boys once in a while. I’ve not gone out to church (again thankful for Zoom), not been in the office, no walks around stores praying for those I pass, no people watching, no long coffees with acquaintances who might be friends one day. All of that is gone, faded like the leaves on the trees.
I love this image. God choose to "carve" love into the very lining of our hearts! Have you ever watched someone carve an image? It takes talent, patience and a keen eye for what the medium will stand in the carving process. It is slow and done with love and goodness.
"Anyone who commits themselves to the transformative process [of Centering Prayer] is changing the world more than they could by any other activity, but they'll have activities recommended to them by the Spirit, if they're called to it." Thomas Keating,God is Love - The Heart of All Creation - Companion Book We don’t often think of our prayer… Continue reading Centering Prayer
For me the definition of HOPE rests in the belief of a time when love not hate will be the norm.
I posted this on my Facebook page Reclaim a Life of Joy over the weekend. I thought it deserved a space here too. ⇒⇒ I’m reading Live Big, Be Well by Winn Collier again. This is the second time I've read it. Each time I have found nuggets of wisdom, some new, some just coming into clarity. Today… Continue reading Our Work and Focus