Benedictine Spirituality · Country Roads · Power of Images · SoulCollage · Spiritual Journey

Every Little Thing!

Little things matter. A bunch of little things can make a difference, especially if it’s all the candy we eat in the weeks leading up to and following Halloween, which bumps into the weeks leading up to and following Thanksgiving…and then there’s all the Christmas parties… you get the idea. All the fun-sized, little snacks… Continue reading Every Little Thing!

Books · Contemplative Prayer · Mother ~ Daughter · Spiritual Journey

The Right Book at the Right Time: A Divine Encounter

“Because for some of us, books are as important as almost anything else on earth, what a miracle it is that out of these small, flat, rigid squares of paper unfolds world after world, worlds that sing to you, comfort and quiet or excite you.”—Annie Lamott I believe the right book comes along at just… Continue reading The Right Book at the Right Time: A Divine Encounter

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Suffering: A New Level of Intimacy

Perhaps it is a paradox to follow writing about “Your Inner Child”, the importance of laughter, fun and looking through the eyes of a curious child, with a post about suffering and dying. But life is like that—days that are filled with humor, adventure and joy; followed by days of fear, avoidance, pain and grief;… Continue reading Suffering: A New Level of Intimacy

Benedictine Spirituality · Creativity · SoulCollage

Pictures are worth a thousand words.

It’s true. It’s not just a cliche. Images are powerful. They conjure up feelings, memories, ideas. They tell stories. They stand for something. A brandmark or logo expresses the identity of a business that is easily recognized without using words. And businesses spend a ton of money developing their brand identity. Not that we need the business… Continue reading Pictures are worth a thousand words.