Monthly Archives: February 2015

Active Living

The day unfolds, and we wait for something to happen.  On our best days, we’re waiting for something wonderful or miraculous.  In dark times we’re waiting for the other shoe to drop, for the diagnosis to come back.  Yet waiting … Continue reading

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Pure Imagination

What we imagine is just as real as what we experience – our brains don’t differentiate between the two.  Why not develop our imaginations as a spiritual practice?  Visualization Meditation.  For until we imagine the lives we wish to lead … Continue reading

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Patience

If patience is a virtue then sainthood is one customer service call away.  How often are we called to practice patience in our daily lives?  True Patience, however, must be something other than checking out while we wait for the … Continue reading

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On the Matter of Matter

Longing and Hope; Faith and Compassion; Connection and Ultimacy: we are spiritual beings, and we perceive that we live in a physical world.  What if the reality of matter is equally spiritual in nature?  What if physical presence is merely … Continue reading

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We Are Alive

Rise and move, conquering inertia.  Stretch, yawn, and attend to the moment.  Dress for today’s life, eat, then prepare.  Our morning ritual, our daily re-entry into life.  We do not know what this day has in store for us: the … Continue reading

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To Be

Be happy, they say, but happiness is not always the appropriate emotion. Be productive, they say, but there is also time for frivolity. Be well, they say, but illness comes to us all. Be together, they say, but aloneness can … Continue reading

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The Sweet Life

Life is like a box of chocolates: it’s irresistibly tasty, sometimes bitter, mostly sweet, and occasionally it’s full of nuts.  Yet we cannot restrain our appetite, can we?  Let us gorge ourselves on life!  Let us give in with total abandon, and … Continue reading

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