Transition and Liminal Space

It seems Nature is oblivious to the chaos and fear surrounding COVID19 and the violence of the past weeks. I’m envious. I envy Nature’s ability to be above it all and to carry on with the business of being what they are. Songbirds sing without a care. Squirrels scamper and chase one another around theContinue reading “Transition and Liminal Space”

We’re all in this together.

I realize you are probably overwhelmed with information, news and emails filling up your digital mailbox. I’ll keep this short and sweet. You are not alone. If you are feeling alone or lonely, call someone, send a card or an email. If you are feeling afraid. It’s okay. I am too – a bit. TheContinue reading “We’re all in this together.”

All Good Gifts

What if we were always grateful instead of just one day or one month of the year? We have one day in November where we stop and give thanks. Typically it is a day where we consume too much food, experience the usual uncomfortable family dynamics and for some, a frantic day of shopping. WeContinue reading “All Good Gifts”

Trains, Automobiles and Chevy Suburbans – A Vacation Adventure

We returned from vacation last week. We decided we would travel by train to Grand Junction, Colorado, rent a car, and spend time in Monument Valley, AZ and New Mexico and return by train. Sounds simple enough, right? Well, actually, it was a little more involved and more adventurous than I had dreamed. Our outboundContinue reading “Trains, Automobiles and Chevy Suburbans – A Vacation Adventure”

Images of a Retreat

Richard Rohr says, “To be a contemplative is to trust deep time.” I spent last week on a silent personally directed retreat at Our Lady of the Pines Retreat Center in Fremont, Ohio. I’m still processing and ruminating with my experience but wanted to share a few musings since I haven’t written in a while.Continue reading “Images of a Retreat”

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