As we continue through this “brave new world,” there are a lot of posts and suggestions on staying mentally and physically active. I could surely use less couch time and more “crankin’ up the oldies to sweat.” 🙂 If your spiritual life could use a boost, check out these suggestions and feel free to addContinue reading “Spiritual Exercises”
We have a promise of eternal life; but not because of the “good” we do or how righteous our life appears to others. Because eternal life is a gift; for believing that God gave selflessly, His own Son; His life, for our life. But why? Easter is around the corner, and we know it’s notContinue reading “For God So Loved the World”
Webster defines “agape” as being in a state of wonder. I often felt the meaning was to “love as Jesus loved,” it also involves faithfulness, commitment, and an act of the will. It is distinguished from the other types of love by its lofty moral nature and strong character. Agape love is beautifully described inContinue reading “Agape Love”
To all of my readers, I wanted to wish you a very Merry Christmas and blessings galore in 2018. Psalm 128:2 You will eat the fruit of your labor; blessings and prosperity will be yours.
My husband has been joking with me about a country song titled: “I could write a book about what I don’t know.” He thinks his book would be blank! I am continuing/beginning/carrying on down my spiritual path. I’ve decided that I will seek “spiritual direction.” This is not a formal or expensive endeavor, generally aContinue reading “Spiritual Direction”
While exploring the various celebrations of Thanksgiving in the U.S., I discovered I didn’t know actual facts. If you are interested in the true meaning, read on: Why we celebrate Thanksgiving Tomorrow many people will sit down with family and friends and share in the gifts of food, laughter and conversation. Some are serving ourContinue reading “Pieces of Thanksgiving”
Often quoted, but rarely interviewed, Mary Oliver is one of our greatest and most beloved poets. She’s just released a new volume, Felicity, at the age of 80. And so we’re revisiting the interview she granted us earlier this year on the wisdom of the world, the salvation of poetry, and the life behind herContinue reading “Pieces of Poetry”