Thought pieces, prayers, and meditations.

Take Courage

    Take courage friends. The way is often hard, the path is never clear, and the stakes are very high. Take courage. For deep down, there is another truth: you are not alone. – Rev. Wayne Arnason   Today, I need to know that I am part of a loving community. A meditation for…

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        Today, please say a quiet prayer of healing for the children and staff at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and their families and friends.       A meditation for December 15, 2012.  

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  Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe. Voltaire Coming to my first meeting was an act of faith. I had no idea how it could help, but everything else I had tried was not working. I felt better at the end of the meeting. I did not…

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  Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else. Leonardo da Vinci I have noticed that when I see myself as separate from the world around me, I lose my serenity. When I am feeling sad or angry, I am separating myself from what I perceive as “good” and believe I will…

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Finish each day

  Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense. Ralph Waldo Emerson…

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