People ask what did you learn during your major sabbatical back in the nineties. Well, there were many things I learned, but one was to listen, once again. Most importantly, I relearned to listen to the voices inside me. Somehow amongst the rap music, loud shouts of young men, and the ever present voice over…

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This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.¬†— George Bernard Shaw I overdid yesterday…

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We pray and meditate to seek vision and clarity about the truth. Our vision is made clear when we indulge in only the truth, especially about ourselves and our relationship with God. Where the lack of truth only obfuscates. Truth is the foundation upon which a solid future is built. A foundation built on lies…

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Meditation is the time when accomplishing nothing accomplishes the most. When one mediates and prays, he or she enters a realm known only by you and God. No one can enter, and no one can understand what goes on except God and you. The person communicating with God isn’t the same person you present to…

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Forgiveness and mercy are what heal, restore, and define us, that they actually are the fragrance that the rose leaves on the heel that crushes it.” —¬†Anne Lamott,¬†Hallelujah Anyway. Anne Lamott’s image of a rose leaving a scent on the heel that has crushed it, has stuck with me ever since I read it. It…

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