Two weeks ago, I attended my first silent retreat. I’m not sure I’ve ever spent so much dedicated time in prayer and meditation, but something within my body settled into that slow and quiet rhythm faster than I anticipated. While I expected to be bored or anxious, my soul welcomed the opportunity to get still … Continue reading Are you listening? Making space to hear.
“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.” … Continue reading Who are you becoming? Welcoming change.
Our thoughts and prayers are bursting at the seams. There’s an endless need to send them into the world, toward our own country, and to help the people we love. But what else, if anything, can you do? This week’s intention We need to give up on the idea of perfect service or perfect giving … Continue reading What else can you do? Praying with action.
July is the best summer month in my opinion. The cold winter is completely wiped from memory, outside activities dominate, and none of the back to school work has started. I write more in the summer because my day job and home life are less demanding. I use a lot of my free time to … Continue reading Are you in a state of flow? Doing work you love.
Sometimes the concept of being independent can feel in direct conflict with the interdependent nature of love. Choosing to love others can be scary and it requires giving up some of our emotional independence and security. But love is by far the most powerful emotion. It drives us to action and it’s contagious. The more you … Continue reading What are you willing to fight for? Love and independence.
I didn’t enjoy when people asked me to help work on their resumes. Friends asked often and it became a burden to find time to work on them all. At least that’s what I told myself. But honestly, I can work on a resume quite easily; it doesn’t take me much time at all. I’m not sure … Continue reading What should you give away for free? Navigating spiritual and business life.