Like a Prayer

“May God break my heart so completely that the whole world falls in.” ~ Mother Teresa With all the saber-rattling and war talk, the horror of gassing women and small children, the multiple shooting deaths that have become as commonplace as dandelions, the news stories of dead rivers and dying towns, the burning of Yosemite, … More Like a Prayer

Desiderata Unraveled

I bought a copy of Desiderata by Max Ehrmann at The Old Curiosity Shoppe in Seattle while I was still in high school. I have no idea what happened to that small piece of parchment with the handwritten calligraphy.  I am sure it got lost along with much of the detritus of my childhood. Still, the … More Desiderata Unraveled

Choosing Peace

You don’t have to justify the good that flows to you; it is a given. You are of more value in the joy of your cross-stitching than in the struggle of your ironing. ~ Abraham Hicks We Live in a Benevolent Universe. I believe we are surrounded by a benevolent universe, not a hostile one. I … More Choosing Peace