If I hear the phrase, "these uncertain times" or anything close to it one more time... I just may scream! Yes, we are all impacted by how vast and quickly the COVID-19 (aka Coronavirus) has spread. Yes, most of us have never lived through anything like this before. Pandemic was not part of our everyday… Continue reading Just Breathe, You Say?
Several years ago, on a Sunday morning, I listened as a husband and wife team urged the congregation to look at the connection between our self-talk and the way we live. They talked about how our beliefs (what we think/say) form a foundation for the emotional "houses" we live in and how those emotions then… Continue reading Don’t Remodel, Rebuild
While much has been said about the importance of living a life steeped in gratitude, I’m not sure many of us who say we get it, really get it. It was once pointed out to me that when saying we are grateful, we are saying we are full of gratitude. Being full of gratitude then… Continue reading Is You Is or Is You Ain’t
While having a conversation about the benefits of taking magnesium daily and the need for an occasional detox, Candace offered some needed (and perhaps a bit graphic) advice; “Sometimes you just need to poop and start over!” Poop and start over… sounds like wise advice for those transitioning from one phase of life to another.… Continue reading Poop and Start Over
Why do birds fly in the sky? And why are there sometimes tears in my eyes? Oh why? Why must I pray even when things don’t go my way? Oh why, why, why? How do I plan when I’m not sure where I’m going? Why step left? When do I go right? When do I… Continue reading Why?
This is for the mother who: Looks at her empty arms and wonders if they will ever experience the joy of holding her own Lays her hand on the empty womb asking if she is being punished for her sins or the sins of her foremothers Looks to the future to right the wrongs of… Continue reading For the Mother Who…
Woman is... Life giving and capable of life-changing gifts She is both poetry and song - calling out in wisdom what others cannot love She is strength wrapped up in vulnerability. Authentic and yet capable of true collaboration Woman… She's learned to dance alone, even when she screams for partnership She is light in dark… Continue reading Woman is…