Injustice Begins in the Heart

Injustice Begins in the Heart

I hadn’t planned to watch the intensely emotional funeral service for George Floyd yesterday. When such events are televised, I feel like an awkward and unwelcome intruder, entering a quiet, private wasteland of grief. As if  I could comprehend the pain of losing...
Will We Remember What We’ve Learned?

Will We Remember What We’ve Learned?

          I read a great Post on a timely topic. The advice:  “How to stick to the positive health and beauty habits we’ve adopted, post-pandemic”. The writer [kikacarvalhocosta.com ] observed that many of us are using this time to focus more on self-care. Personal...

A Valentines’ Day Offering

I suppose the Media feels obligated to remind us when February 14th, also known as Valentine’s Day, rolls around each year. It’s easy to fall into the cynicism-trap and believe that it’s just more programming to nudge us into spending money. If I let it, the hype can...

An “Epidemic of Loneliness”?

I can’t put my finger on the exact cause, but for me, January’s been kind of a difficult month. For sure, the cold and dark days set the tone. But I’ve also been feeling extra-emotional and often on the verge of tears. For example, the city where I live (like most...

Brave offering: a New Year Resolution

As we approach the cusp of a New Year, I’m not thinking about parties and champagne corks popping, although I definitely enjoy both. For me, the excitement and celebration begins much earlier than 31 December. It enters quietly and gently, like poet Sandburg’s...

Hope for Tomorrow

This time of year, here in the U.S., there’s a lot of Religion on display. Not just twinkling lights creating glittering outlines of  reindeer striking poses in people’s front yards – but also gossamer angels floating in trees and homemade Nativity scenes gently...
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