Awakening – Photo Challenge

My husband and I recently took a trip to Tucson to visit family.  We chose to add a few days on to the trip to enjoy some time in Sedona by ourselves.  I have always loved Sedona.  Beyond the “mystical” fascination that draws so many to the area, I am in awe of the rock […]

Doubting Thomas; Are you half full or half empty?

John 20:24-29 New International Version (NIV) Jesus Appears to Thomas 24 Now Thomas (also known as Didymus[a]), one of the Twelve, was not with the disciples when Jesus came. 25 So the other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord!” But he said to them, “Unless I see the nail marks in his hands and put […]

A New Commandment

“A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another” (John 13:34).   Christ’s “mandate” is commemorated on Maundy Thursday—“maundy” being a shortened form of mandatum (Latin), which means “command.” It was on the Thursday of Christ’s final week before […]

Compassionate Service

Recall the face of the poorest and the weakest man whom you may have seen, and ask yourself, if the step you contemplate is going to be of any use to him… Will it restore him to a control over his own life and destiny? Will it lead to self-rule for the hungry and spiritually […]

FOMO

In my meditation this morning I chose to listen to Tamara Levitt on my Calm App.  She let me through 10 minutes of quiet mediation and ended with some wise words on FOMO; the fear of missing out.  I found myself wanting to jump out of my chair with each point she raised.  “YES! YES! […]

The Power of Love

I love affirmations.  I love and feel the power they offer when done consistently, even on those days we feel they are just words and they are not seeping deep into your bones.  The subconscious is always in the background picking up your energy whether you are “tuned in” or not.  That is why it […]