Musings after a retreat . . . Best Possible Life

Last week I spent some much needed quiet reflection, prayer, and meditation time for four days at the San Damiano retreat cottage on Michaela Farm in Oldenburg, Indiana.  I am grateful for the opportunity the Sisters of St. Francis provide through the use of this space. The peace and blessings of that time continues to … More Musings after a retreat . . . Best Possible Life

Survive or Thrive?

I had the honor and pleasure of attending a meeting of hospital and hospice chaplains in my area earlier this week where I had an opportunity to listen to folks who to the work of ministering to our sick and dying in our greater community.  They were asked to reflect on several questions designed to … More Survive or Thrive?

Rewriting our stories

Tell me the facts and I’ll learn. Tell me the truth and I’ll believe. But tell me a story and it will live in heart forever.” – Native American Proverb I attended a workshop about story telling sponsored by Spiritual Director’s International this past week in St. Paul, MN.  The presenter and facilitator was Diane … More Rewriting our stories