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"J" is for Joy “See the world through the eyes of your inner child. The eyes that sparkle in awe and amazement as they see love, magic and mystery in the most ordinary things.” ― Henna Sohail When …
"B" Is for Beauty “To participate in Beauty is to come into the presence of the Holy." — John O’Donohue Beauty as a Holy Sanctuary Beauty is a holy sanctuary where heaven and earth greet each…
"S" is for Silence “Silence is like a flame, you see?” —Marcel Marceau As a lover of words, I wonder why I am so drawn to the wordless worlds of music and dance and art. And then, there is mime, that p…
"A" Is for Attention "Pay attention. Stay awake and totally alert. See with receptive eyes and discover a world of ceaseless wonders." — Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat in Spiritual Literacy ​ Atten…
"U" is for Unity "And that’s why it is so important today that we reaffirm our character as a nation — a people drawn from every corner of the world, every color, every religion, every background — bound by a …
B is for Being Present “The biggest gift you can give is to be absolutely present, and when you’re worrying about whether you’re hopeful or hopeless or pessimistic or optimistic, who cares? The main thing is that…
F is for Faith Faith rarely comes to us whole; mostly it comes in pieces, sometimes in tiny fragments, especially when life feels broken. Sometimes faith is lost altogether in the breaking. When children are massa…
Embracing a Beautiful God Explores the spiritual practice of beauty through everyday experiences.
Mary Oliver and the World of Everywhere On a soft, snowy morning I read a poem by Mary Oliver. And in the afternoon, it came to me, a notice of her death. Too soon! I thought. Too soon to lose a talent of this magnitude. My heart rocked i…
Grief Takes a Road Trip My mother died. Those three words are hard to write, let alone process. For me, the finality of never hearing my mother’s voice again or having the chance to talk over old issues or discover somet…