Why Wait for Peace?

Great wisdom from The Doctor: “The only way that anyone can live in peace is if they’re prepared to forgive.” Someone needs to be first. And there are no guarantees that forgiveness will be reciprocal. But if I do not forgive, I can guarantee that I will not know peace. So, is it worth the… Continue reading Why Wait for Peace?

Love Mercy – Day Four

On this fourth day into contemplating turning 50, desperately resisting the compulsion to take the easy route and apply the term angst (though it is likely more akin to ambivalence—but, more on that later), I am drawn to consider mercy. A recent entry to a blog I follow reviewed Anne Lamott’s book, Hallelujah Anyway, with a… Continue reading Love Mercy – Day Four

Lenten Prayer Practice – Day Six

#BePresent to each other. #Forgive one another. #LoveMercy Holy Trinity, center me now that I may notice Your creative intention, nest in the broad, safe space of Your presence, and intentionally nurture another with the same. What word or phrase do I notice on which I may center: 2 Cor 5:20-6:2 We’re Christ’s representatives. God… Continue reading Lenten Prayer Practice – Day Six

Lenten Prayer Practice – Day Four

Holy Trinity, center me now that I may notice Your creative intention, nest in the broad, safe space of Your presence, and intentionally nurture another with the same. What word or phrase do I notice on which I may center: Psalm 51: 1-4 Have mercy on me, O God, because of your unfailing love. Because… Continue reading Lenten Prayer Practice – Day Four