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
Two questions I despise… “Where do you plan to be in your ___________ (fill in the blank) in five years?” and the ever intimidating “What positives have come out of your current situation?” This latter question seems to be asked when your life has fallen to hell! I‘m never sure what people expect you to… Continue reading Where is your Focus?
This bean vine is ugly, has been since July, and I didn’t pull it because my mother in law once told me: “if they are still flowering leave them be. They will produce when their ready, even ugly things bear fruit.” Lately I’ve been feeling like this vine looks, tired, useless, brown, and used up.… Continue reading Ugly Vines
Many of you are familiar with the song Hallelujah written in the 1980’s by Lenard Cohen. It has always been a favorite of mine. From its vague allusions to scripture, to the truth of life in the early 1980’s, it always struck a sacred chord for me. Yesterday was no different. I had a cerebral… Continue reading Hallelujah!
In Spiritual Direction you are offered a sacred space to share joy, tears, honesty and re-framing of life. The idea that we can control every aspect of our lives is a fallacy. What we can do is learn to identify God in the midst of the everyday, the silly, the crazy, and yes sometimes devastating… Continue reading The Journey Begins