Posts Tagged: mindfulness

Living Marriage – Living Faith

Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Gal 15:22 Marriage as an invitation into the narrative of God’s love – how we respond to this invitation … in the moment to moment … exposes our narrative of faith. Our deepest longing to know and be known, to love and be loved, to… Read more »

Your Body … the incarnation of you

I have this picture on my screen saver right now – it speaks of joy, of the celebration of life, of silliness, of the love of a grandfather for his grandson and of a little boy who adored his “Grand-poop”. I love how explosive the happiness is … and I love how the joy of… Read more »

Eros and the Force of God Within

Years ago life presented me with the experience of online dating … not an experience for the faint of heart … yet from which I learned a ton, experienced even more … and somewhere far down the rabbit hole, met my beloved. I remember filling out one of the profiles in a section with a… Read more »

America’s Sexual Ethic

Silence … just because it cannot be heard, does it have no effect? And ignorance … no responsibility? What is the guiding sexual ethic in our country? Do we have one? If we don’t, does that mean there is not one? Or does that mean that our silence and avoidance is teaching its own kind… Read more »

It’s Your Call

  Have you ever had one of those experiences when you are standing in the presence of someone (or a group of some one’s) who believe that they know what YOU should think, believe, care about? Or who think that what you think or believe is less than, wrong, or worse, evil? These experiences can… Read more »

I hope you dance …

I stood holding my daugther’s hand tears streaming down my face and hers. Today we attended a funeral of my beloved’s aunt – a woman whose legacy of love, generosity and grace had danced through the lives of hundreds of friends and loved ones. Life in all her colors and textures was seen as a… Read more »

What is the story … of your life … of you?

A day bits and pieces – parts of a story … Dishes in the sink, get fruit at the grocery store, scrambling at work, running late, daughter holds my hand, out of cat food, need to exercise more, giggling at son’s story, the air is silky warm, put paint cans in trash, must weed soon,… Read more »

Taken Hostage … musings by Parker Palmer

    A week or so ago I basked on my favorite spot on Orcas Island … a spot I have visited most years since I was 4. It was over 90 degrees (it is never that hot!) and I was sitting on the edge of Cascade Lake listening to the sound of life’s laughter… Read more »