A Fresh Approach to a Lenten Practice

As I thought about Lent, I realized that my idea of a Lenten practice has changed. For me, Lent is a time to practice embodying more of the qualities of Jesus. First, I believe that Jesus came to show that we have never been separated from God, that God loves us, and that nothing can … Continue reading A Fresh Approach to a Lenten Practice

The Reason for the Season is YOU, Part 3

video-10dec2019-1.mp3   Christmas is for everyone is not new news, but the idea that the Christmas message belongs to everyone might be for some people. No matter what religious tradition you feel most closely connected to or even if you do not ascribe to any religious tradition or if you blend traditions, the Christmas message … Continue reading The Reason for the Season is YOU, Part 3

The Reason for the Season is YOU, Part 2

      The reason for the season is you….and you rediscovering you! Christmas is for everyone is not new news, but the idea that the Christmas message belongs to everyone might be for some people. No matter what religious tradition you feel most closely connected to or even if you do not ascribe to … Continue reading The Reason for the Season is YOU, Part 2

The Reason for the Season is You, Part 1

https://youtu.be/hmC0qQP0h6o   Christmas is for everyone is not new news, but the idea that the Christmas message belongs to everyone might be for some people. No matter what religious tradition you feel most closely connected to or even if you do not ascribe to any religious tradition or if you practice a blend of religious … Continue reading The Reason for the Season is You, Part 1

Receive & Give

Everything changes radically from the moment you know yourself as being sent into this world. That is the spiritual life: the chance to say “Yes” to our inner truth. The spiritual life, thus understood, radically changes everything. Henri Nouwen, Life of the Beloved, 132-133   On the 5th Sunday at the Yoga Sanctuary, Nouwen challenged … Continue reading Receive & Give