Sermon On the Mat #1: Abundance

Sermon From the Mat #1 ABUNDANCE John 10:10 says “I have come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly” Having an abundance mindset affords us the opportunity to live life in its fullness of joy, gratitude and strength in body, mind and spirit. Achieving an abundance mindset can be […]

Encountering Silence – My Mepkin Abbey Retreat

This past weekend I had the pleasure and privilege of spending three days at the beautiful Mepkin Abbey in Moncks Corner, South Carolina, with a group of amazing people from all over the east coast to hear thoughts on Encountering Silence from Carl McColman.  Carl not only is a prolific author on the subject of […]

Firsts

First impressions First love First day of First born First (fill in the blank) What do you feel when you hear “the first?” What comes to your mind? Do you feel happy or maybe hopeful? Or can hearing this make you disappointed or depressed? I believe there are certain words that hold power and “the […]

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 […]

My Favorite Place – Photo Challenge

If I were on the newlywed game with my husband and he was asked to share what his wife’s favorite place was, he would would tap his left shoulder because that is where I lay my head each night before going to sleep.  It is there I tell him that I love him and that […]

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 […]