Suffering is not the whole Story…

Today we watch as members of our global community reel from a horrendous attack in Brussels.  As we listen or watch the news, we ask ourselves "why?" or "to what end?" or "when will this ever stop?" We each have the power to respond with compassion and to lift our hearts up in prayer for all members of our earthly family who are in need of our kindness, [...]

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The Wilderness Continues…

The Season of Lenten and our 40 days in the wilderness continues. What have you noticed about your journey thus far? As I continue to explore what others share about lent, I [...]

The Spirituality of Lent

I found this picture as I was looking for images around Lent. It was part of a blog that reminded us to "Keep Love in Lent." Growing up, the focus of Lent was always [...]

Blessings to you this St. Brigid’s Day

... and happy spring as well! Yes, St. Brigid's Day marks the beginning of Spring in the Celtic tradition. For further information on St. Brigid, her day, her prayers may I [...]

A Prayer for Water

Each day I can take a shower, fill my water bottle, give water to my dog, make soup, see grass and plants grow, and other animals drink their fill I am reminded of how [...]

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    On this day commemorating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., I'd like to share the following from the King [...]

Ordinary Time….

yet not 'ordinary.' This week after concluding the Christmas Season with the baptism of the Lord, the Church entered a period of "ordinary time." Time that is measured [...]

A Solstice remembrance….

 A quote from John Davis as found in Esther de Waal's To Pause at the Threshold: "There is a place within the providence of God for the darkness, the night, the shadow. [...]

So little time and so much need….

December is a month of busyness - however one observes tradition during this month. There is much getting ready and some waiting and time --- does ---- pass ---- and quickly. [...]

A Season of Hope, A Season of Service

Years ago when I began as a hospice volunteer, I was introduced to Rachel Naomi Remen, MD. She was quoted in an article on the role of service in hospice. Her ideas remain [...]

Thanksgiving address

For this week in our month of gratitude, I thought I would share with you the Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving Address. For the complete prayer as well as a history of the prayer [...]