The Newsletters

Sometimes, I write. And I want to share some of the little nuggets that I write, with you. 

Boat Dock and God

Boat Dock and God

Let's face it, we tend to be spiritual drifters from time to time.  As I sat this morning to pray and meditate I realized how far from my Dock I have drifted the last few weeks, bouncing around in my lifeboat distracted by travel and other issues. The Divine...

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Who are our Teachers?

Who are our Teachers?

I recently spent a week in California with Rex's siblings and one thing I can always count on when we travel together is that I am going to learn something. On this trip I learned to navigate around the area on an electric-assist bicycle and how to play pickle-ball....

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Trusting our Futures

Trusting our Futures

I Have Rushed Ahead And Cancelled My Future! Has anyone else wondered what you will do on Saturdays this fall without college football?  I love it and I am really going  to miss it!  I am personally finding it a bit difficult these days to stay focused on each day, ...

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Judging Ourselves

Judging Ourselves

Are You Your Own Worst Critic? Psalm 139 is arguably on of the most beautiful psalms. Just listen to these verses from The Passion Translation: You formed my innermost being, shaping my delicate inside and my intricate outside, and wove them all together in my...

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It’s Never Been About Flexibility

It’s Never Been About Flexibility

Then, after singing a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives.  Mk 14:26 This last sentence from the story of the Last Supper stuck with me, as perhaps the last line of a story is meant to do. The story told was of Jesus preparing and sharing the gift of the Holy...

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Judgment

Judgment

Are You In Charge Of The Scales Of Judgment? “Refuse to be a critic full of bias toward others, and judgment will not be passed on you..Why would you focus on the flaw in someone else’s life and yet fail to notice the glaring flaws of your own? How could you say to...

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Vine and Branches

Vine and Branches

I am The Vine, you are the branches. l love this image of the vine wrapped all around the branch. Intrinsically connected and interwoven. Inseparable. ************* I was talking to a friend this morning about our lives as followers of Christ. I was sharing with her...

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The Same Power

The Same Power

From biblical accounts we know that the resurrection caused some dramatic changes in the lives of Jesus’ followers. It’s undeniable.  Our liturgical readings the past few weeks were full of accounts of their new boldness and strength.  Peter, who was likely still...

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Doubting Thomas

Doubting Thomas

Lessons I Have Learned From Doubting Thomas On Sunday I attended a Confirmation Service at a local Episcopalian Church. Speaking to the Confirmation Candidates, the Bishop used the story of doubting Thomas to remind them that their faith journey need not be cut and...

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Easter Joy

Easter Joy

May You Live Fully Alive In Easter Joyfulness! First of all, thank you so much for your participation in our virtual Lenten Yoga Series and in Holy Week Holy Yoga, experienced on-line for the second year. Who would have thought? Your faithfulness to Jesus, your yoga...

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Lenten Yoga Series, Week Five: Contentment

Lenten Yoga Series, Week Five: Contentment

Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have. Hebrews 13:5 In the traditional yoga sacred writings we find the spiritual guidelines called the NIYAMAS. One of these niyamas is SANTOSHA- the art of contentment, feeling at ease, at peace...

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Lenten Yoga Series, Week Two: The Desert

Lenten Yoga Series, Week Two: The Desert

In Sunday’s gospel, Mark says simply, “The Spirit drove Jesus out into the desert and he remained in the desert for forty days.” Have you been to a desert? We have family in Tucson, so I am familiar with the desert in that area. Let me share my observations about this...

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Mindful Living

It’s important to take time to reflect – and I take some of that time here. Feel free to read about what I’ve been learning, and share your thoughts with me, too!