Thought pieces, prayers, and meditations.

Shake it out

  And I’ve been a fool and I’ve been blind I can never leave the past behind I can see no way, I can see no way I’m always dragging that horse around … And it’s hard to dance with a devil on your back So shake him off, oh whoa Florence and the Machine…

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What will I do?

  I saw a cartoon of two Al-Anon members talking. The one is saying “But if he starts taking care of himself, what will I do?” Many of us have defined and shaped our lives around taking care of other people. What would our lives be like if we took care of ourselves first? Can…

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Devils and Dust

  I got God on my side And I’m just trying to survive What if what you do to survive Kills the things you love Fear’s a powerful thing, baby It can turn your heart black you can trust It’ll take your God filled soul And fill it with devils and dust Devils & Dust…

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Character defects

  “A nun I know once told me she kept begging God to take her character defects away from her. After years of this prayer, God finally got back to her: I’m not going to take anything away from you, you have to give it to me.” — Anne Lamott, Help, Thanks, Wow: the Three Essential…

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