Hail our blessed bodies. They are the keepers of our souls. … More Hail This Blessed Body
I admit it is one of those down-in-the-dumps days. If I let myself cry, I fear I’ll never stop. Health stuff: a suspicious sighting on my mammogram, in both breasts. The need to have my weeping uterus scraped and checked for cancer. Finding myself heading in and out of doctor’s offices. Answering phone call after … More Litany: Now What?
Day 11: A – Z Challenge Kindness is what’s needed. Kindness is a balm. I spent Saturday at a faculty conference in Flagstaff, Arizona. I’ve been to plenty of these conferences over the years; I thought I knew what I might expect from attending. I was wrong. Yesterday I found a community of committed, like-minded, passionate teachers in … More Kindness. Only Kindness Matters.
Let Yourself Off the Hook. It’s OK to unplug and disengage from the news of the day, from the horror, genocide, war, poverty and sickness that seem to be everywhere. We aren’t terrible people if we need to sit and look at the sky, silently counting clouds, feeling the wind as it shifts. We aren’t … More A Gratitude Prayer
This month, I am challenging myself to write short blog posts (400 words or less) every day as a part of April’s A – Z Challenge. Today is day one. Each day I will be writing about a word from the perspective of this blog. That is, I will be writing ‘musings on … More Atonement