Faith in Receiving

It is very easy for me to give, ’tis much harder to receive. I give of my time, patience, efforts and knowledge to others everyday. Sometimes I get paid for it and sometimes I don’t. Religious dogma and society support giving more than receiving. “It’s better to give than to receive,” Acts 20:35 (KJV). Welfare recipientsContinue reading “Faith in Receiving”

Shift Happens: What do you do?

Just as the tides ebb and flow, life is meant to move so that we can grow. When the sands beneath your feet begin to shift, what do you do? Do you tighten your grip? Do you let go and trust? If you’re like me, the first thing you want to do is to digContinue reading “Shift Happens: What do you do?”

Learning to Fly

Soaring. Rising and falling gracefully, willingly with the up and downdrafts Osprey effortlessly float. Witness the fledgling you’ll have a different perspective. The large, young birds hold fast the mansion, while flapping furiously in the updrafts in their Aeries. Under parents’ watchful eyes, they take first flight. Fear is palpable. Until they let go, learning toContinue reading “Learning to Fly”

What we push away persists

Find your quiet center of life and write from that to the world. Sarah Orne Jewett What we push away persists. Surrender into the feelings with the faith that you will survive this. It is in your surrender that you find the feelings begin to dissolve. Hold yourself in this space while you breathe. ContinueContinue reading “What we push away persists”

Shadows of Death

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadows of death, I shall fear no evil. – Psalm 23 In Buddhism, Shiva, the creator and the destroyer, represents the process of breaking down that needs to occur prior to being able to build back up. Nature is filled with examples of this idea of deathContinue reading “Shadows of Death”

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