Category: Spirituality

BEING with the Divine

This morning, I was a little upset for a period.  I woke up later than usual and poured a cup of coffee.  Laura was already up which is unusual.  Most mornings, I come to my chair and experience some very quiet, peaceful time alone.  Today was different as I needed to take the dog out…

BEING with Solitude

“Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving.  When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means for escape”  Anonymous We are currently experiencing the COVID-19 pandemic.  It has required us to practice what is known as social distancing.  Americans seems to resist any…

BEING with Pain

Recently one of my friends shared how she has practiced yoga for 99 days straight.  Many people congratulated her, but I didn’t hear anyone that said, “Me too.” Why? Because exercise, getting in shape and creating healthy habits is hard.  We take a long walk and our bodies seem to scream out warnings that even…

BEING in Crisis

As I write the words to this chapter, the world is amid what most would describe as a crisis.  It is described on a government website in my home state as, “an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in many locations internationally, including in the United States.…