Legacy

Legacy
The story we write upon our hearts
and theirs
is the life we live
It’s our soul song
Our dance
Our smile
It’s our legacy
What will our legacy be?

Hope Lost and Found

I remember when I nearly lost hope completely. I remember holding out my hand to grab hold of a tiny seed or speck and I thought to myself: Even if hope is only this big, I can hang on. And I remember thinking: If the stories I’ve heard about hope are real, I can keepContinue reading “Hope Lost and Found”

Love is a Poem

Love is a Poem. A simple meditation to reflect on today and to remind us we are loved.

Easter Sunday: Church is Closed, Hearts are Open

Easter Sunday: My letter to churches everywhere.

Love Leads, Hope Follows

What the world needs now is love, sweet love It’s the only thing that there’s just too little of What the world needs now is love, sweet love, No not just for some but for everyone.                                      Lyrics:Continue reading “Love Leads, Hope Follows”

Hope in the Midst of Hopelessness

I recently began working at a local homeless shelter and addiction treatment facility. I interview prospective students who want to join our year long program. When asked to share a bit about themselves and why they want to be part of the program, most often I hear haunting words that echo through my soul: IContinue reading “Hope in the Midst of Hopelessness”

Grief: I Grant You Permission to Be Fully Human

Grief. There is not a wrong way nor a right way to fully grieve. I do believe, however, that many of us were taught that it’s not okay to grieve. Not truly. Years ago, I attended a group therapy workshop. The goal: to fully grieve a loss. Each person in attendance was dealing with loss.Continue reading “Grief: I Grant You Permission to Be Fully Human”

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