Opening to Truth - November 26, 2021

May I Have This Dance? - November 19, 2021

On the Side of Life - November 8, 2021

Good Ancestors - October 29, 2021

Don't Ask Why - October 22, 2021

Looking for God - October 15, 2021

Honoring Everyone and Every Thing - October 8, 2021

A World of Service - September 24, 2021

Reframing the Familiar - September 10, 2021

What shall we make of this? - September 3, 2021

Our Life Purpose - August 27, 2021

The Ritualized Life - August 13, 2021

Connections to Life - August 6, 2021

A Word to the Wise - July 31, 2021

Life as Uncharted Territory - July 23, 2021

Finding Delight - July 9, 2021

Carrying Others' Burdens - June 18, 2021

Spiritual Progress - June 4, 2021

Making Peace - May 21, 2021

The Capacity to Care - May 7, 2021

Drawing Closer to Others - April 30, 2021

Visions Along the Way - April 23, 2021

Caring for the Moment - April 16, 2021

The Spiritual Life - April 9, 2021

Listen, Listen - April 2, 2021

Finding the Sacred - March 26, 2021

Making the Most of Every Day - March 12, 2021

Rituals of Our Lives - March 5, 2021

True Happiness - February 26, 2021

Opening Your Heart - February 19, 2021

The Art of Being Wise - February 12, 2021

Dive Deep - February 5, 2021

Bringing Blessings - January 29, 2021

Nobility to Respect - January 29, 2021

Paths to Healing - January 15, 2021

Listening to Teachers - January 8, 2021

Believing in Beginnings - January 1, 2021

The Challenge from the Crib - December 25, 2020

The Real Trick in Life - December 18, 2020

The Sacred Way - December 11, 2020

Bursting into Light - December 4, 2020

Entertaining Yourself with God - November 27, 2020

On Giving and the Good - November 20, 2020

Trusting Life - November 13, 2020

The Way You Are - November 6, 2020

Stands Must Be Taken - October 30, 2020

Being a Good Audience - October 23, 2020

Choices to Make - October 16, 2020

Moments of Happiness - October 9, 2020

Life Lessons - October 2, 2020

What's Essential in Our Lives - September 25, 2020

The Pulse of God - September 18, 2020

Different Strokes for Different Folks - September 11, 2020

When Love Happens - September 4, 2020

Ah-Ha! Moments - August 28, 2020

Making Connections - August 21, 2020

What Life Is About - August 14, 2020

Statements of Love and Compassion - August 7, 2020

Perspectives on the Spiritual Life - July 31, 2020

Grow into Your Ideals - July 24, 2020

Meanings in Life - July 17, 2020

Spiritual Approaches to Life - July 10, 2020

Renewable Hope - July 3, 2020

Feeling Fully Alive - June 26, 2020

What You Do - June 19, 2020

Love of Creation - June 12, 2020

Wisdom on Racism - June 5, 2020

Grow! Grow! - May 29, 2020

Each Day Is an Opportunity - May 22, 2020

Growing Spiritually - May 15, 2020

Wherever You Live Is Your Temple - May 8, 2020

Holiness in the Ordinary - May 1, 2020

Be a Mirror - April 24, 2020

The Secret of Life - April 17, 2020

A Leap of Faith - April 10, 2020

Hold on to What Is Good - April 3, 2020

A Spiritual Recovery Program - March 27, 2020

Help in Times of Need - March 20, 2020

Everything is Connected - March 13, 2020

Follow the Grain - March 6, 2020

Teaching Moments - February 28, 2020

Daily Kindness - February 21, 2020

Love as a Spiritual Practice - February 14, 2020

Keep Walking - February 7, 2020

Your Place on the Map - January 31, 2020

Love the Moment - January 24, 2020

Scratch the Surface and Find Love - January 17, 2020

I Will Sing to You - January 10, 2020

A Good Name for God - January 3, 2020

Don't Miss the Party - December 27, 2019

Putting Others First - December 20, 2019

Always There Is Hope - December 13, 2019

The Divine in Our Deeds - December 6, 2019

The Palm of Your Hand - December 1, 2019

A Taste of God - November 21, 2019

Destined to Fly - November 15, 2019

Light on the Path - November 8, 2019

The Sacred in One's Back Yard - November 1, 2019

Welcome to the Short & Sweet Spirituality Blog - November 1, 2019

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About This Blog

Within all the spiritual traditions, short and sweet wisdom abounds: from mantras and blessings to 12-step slogans and proverbs, and more. As philosopher George Santayana once said: "To be brief is almost a condition of being inspired." In this blog, I will take up the quest for small seeds of spiritual wisdom, which can be found everywhere if we keep our eyes and ears open. More