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2024 Newsletters2024-02-26T17:43:53+00:00

Meaningful Connections

Every once in a while I find all sorts of connections in my daily readings and spiritually-oriented resources. This happened shortly before Pentecost which is my favorite church feast, one that celebrates the gift of divine guidance. […]

June 1, 2024|

Learning from a MudPuddle

Enough rain fell on our drought-stricken land in early spring to relieve a bit of the parched soil. Where I walk in the woods water actually stood in small pools, something I’d not seen in a long time. One cloudy afternoon I turned a bend on the [...]

May 3, 2024|

The Rapture of Being Alive

The word “membrane” popped into my brain one morning and refused to leave. So I paid attention. I learned that a membrane is “a thin, soft, pliable sheet” surrounding the cells in our body and in many other things, as well. Membranes provide a separation, protect what they surround, [...]

April 1, 2024|

Radical Optimism

More often than not, I want to avoid national and global news these days. Awareness of how wretchedly humans treat one another often leads to shoving out hope, leaving a limp prospect of altering unjust and harsh situations. I’m not alone in this increasing discouragement.  But then, along [...]

March 1, 2024|

Awe and Wonder

Since my youth, I’ve been inspired by people whose goodness touches the lives of people who have little in the way of essential affection, financial security, or the basic needs of existence. Something about the generous way these persons go about being kind and showing concern, without [...]

February 3, 2024|

Let Peace Fill Our Hearts

On January 29, 2023 I wrote in my journal: “Dare I believe in peace for a world caught in the snares of domination, greed, and disregard for human life? Dare I believe in big-hearted love, self-giving service, and a setting aside of conflict, hatred and hurtful indifference? [...]

January 1, 2024|
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