When I’m 64

I celebrated another trip around the sun in October. For about a month prior, I was thinking of ways to make this next trip a little more special. My inspiration came from two sources. One inspiration came from the 15-year-old son of my friend. His “bucket list”, which she discovered after her son died suddenlyContinue reading “When I’m 64”

Locked In/Out

I visited South Bass Island in Lake Erie, Ohio this weekend as one of the items on my “When I’m 64 Living Life List”. While some create a “bucket list”, I was inspired by a friend who had created a 50 before 50 list – 50 things she wanted to do or experience before herContinue reading “Locked In/Out”

Writing, St. Ignatius & SoulCollage®

Writing a blog is intimidating. Writing about spirituality is even more so. When I notice areas where I’ve grown or had profound insights, a part of me wants to share that with others – sometimes shout it from the rooftop. I’ve struggled with boundaries most of my life and I tend to err on theContinue reading “Writing, St. Ignatius & SoulCollage®”

Despair, Joy & Dancing Francis

I’ve been struggling to write lately. I’ve written short and quick social media posts, and presentations and prayers for retreats and workshops. But I’ve procrastinated and I’ve not written anything longer than a few paragraphs in months – including journaling. I have lots of thoughts and feelings which usually are growing edge of something emergingContinue reading “Despair, Joy & Dancing Francis”

Liminality

Liminality by Carrie Newcomer So much of what we knowLives just below the surface.Half of a treeSpreads out beneath our feet.Living simultaneously in two worlds,Each half informing and nurturingThe whole.A tree is either and neitherBut mostly both. I am drawn to liminal spaces,The half-tamed and unruly patch Where the forest gives wayAnd my little gardenContinue reading “Liminality”

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