Lessons from a skein of yarn: Why asking for a little help is so much simpler than trying to do the impossible on your own.
Gratitude and Rust by Shannon Kringen via flickr.com cc2.0 Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude. – Ralph Waldo Emerson Of all the spiritual practices […]
Just Before Sunset by Noah Creative Commons 2.0 About a year ago my spiritual searching took me in a new direction: to the local Benedictine monastery for a Taizé prayer service. I had been aware of the Taizé Community, an ecumenical monastic community in France, and their beautiful meditative singing, for a year or two, and had […]
Do any of you worry about things you can’t control, or know anyone who does? Through the years I have become better at letting go of worry, but there have been times in my life when it felt like I was holding the whole universe together by the tension in my body and the holding […]
In my Chronic Illness Manifesto, I make the case that: Chronic illness does not need to result in a miserable, meaningless life. You *can* feel better, and live with purpose and joy. And I committed to writing more about each part of manifesto. In this post, I want to discuss the importance of faith in […]