Piece by Piece

I’ve been an avid puzzler for most of my life. I was the one who would drag out the puzzle board made in my dad’s shop and beg and plead with others in my family to do a puzzle, even if it was a puzzle we had done time and time again. There’s something about …

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A Vow to Create

The spiritual practice of engaging in a vow of silence is a discipline that comes to us from the monastic tradition. It’s a spiritual practice that is centuries old. The idea being that that silence “is a means to access the deity, to develop self-knowledge, or to live more harmoniously.” Silent retreats have been opened to people …

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Fear Not

Fear creeps in unwanted, unexpected choking out reason with the cyclone of what if?   Fear overcomes you creating a caged animal clawing, fighting with the dire need to survive.   Fear transforms us diving us over a great abyss into camps of us vs. them staring each other down.   But one chorus of …

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