Category Archives: encouragement

Despair

I had an epiphany today when I was writing in my grateful journal. I noticed there was something different about what I was writing. They were things that just came to me unbidden, just flowing and I don’t know how … Continue reading

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Darkness

I have felt the coolness of darkness as it brushed my cheek and tousled my hair. Darkness and I have become ancient friends. When this blanket of darkness first came to me I fought with it. The more I fought … Continue reading

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Let it Be

They sang this song at my daughter’s middle school music program.  Right away when they said they were going to sing it I was excited.  I love this song and actually had not heard it for a very long time.  … Continue reading

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Conversation

Recently I have been introduced to the poetry of David Whyte. I think perhaps I was looking over some notes I took from my spiritual class and there was a reference in it about a poem from David Whyte that … Continue reading

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Sacred Space

I had the extreme privilege and pleasure to spend a day with four beautiful, dynamic, moving women this week at the Pathways Spiritual Sanctuary. This place is truly a sacred space. From the moment I open the wooden door I … Continue reading

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I love

I went for a walk/run on Easter in the town I grew up in. On this particular day I decided to go to the college campus where I spent a lot of time as a teenager. One of the things … Continue reading

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If your goin’ through hell

It’s sometimes funny the things that catch our attention on certain days and at certain times. I heard this song a few weeks ago. I know that it is an old song and I have heard it before, however, on … Continue reading

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Grieving

This road of grieving is not an easy one. I find myself here almost on a daily basis. Sometimes it is fleeting and other times something just takes hold of me and won’t let go and I cry throughout the … Continue reading

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Santiago

The road seen, then not seen, the hillside hiding then revealing the way you should take, the road dropping away from you as if leaving you to walk on thin air, then catching you, holding you up, when you thought … Continue reading

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Ledge

I’m standing on the ledge looking down. Puzzled. Wondering how I got here. As if I have been sleep walking and awakened and now find myself in the most precarious of situations. This moment is exhilarating and at the same … Continue reading

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