Thought pieces, prayers, and meditations.

Tapestry – a meditation

    My life has been a tapestry of rich and royal hue An everlasting vision of the ever changing view A wondrous woven magic in bits of blue and gold A tapestry to feel and see, impossible to hold   Carole King — Tapestry When I look back at my life so far, it has…

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prayer – a meditation

    Absolutely unmixed attention is prayer. — Simone Weil     I have been struggling for some time with the concept of prayer. What is prayer? To whom am I praying? What am I praying for? The program has given me several answers to these questions. The one that is most directly addressed is…

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amends – a meditation

  The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive. John Green, Looking for Alaska I have had a lot of anger towards loved ones in the past. I remember that I used to write down the resentments against them when I took my inventory. I was so upset from the harms that…

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letting go – a guest meditation from Beth

  “When I heard ‘Let Go and Let God’ for the first time, it didn’t make sense to me. Let go of what? And let God do what? Hope for Today – Al-Anon Family Groups When despair led me to my first AlAnon meeting, the season was late summer. By the time the leaves on the…

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blessing – a meditation

  Every experience, no matter how bad it is, holds within it a blessing of some kind. The goal is to find it. Buddha Recently, I thought I have been struggling with acceptance because of a loved one’s addiction and denial. My program has taught me that it is not up to me to classify…

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