Have you ever tried stream of conscious journaling with a writing prompt? I recommend trying it with this prompt: The good news is..... Just keep filling in the blank and see where it takes you. Below was the result of my writing on this prompt. The good news is knowing, even as I am making… Continue reading What is the good news?
As we grow the habits of the person who we want to become, we get there piece by piece, barely even noticing the slow change until upon glancing in the mirror one day, we see who we were always meant to be. Because I envisioned myself a creative writer with an active healthy lifestyle, I… Continue reading Three Daily Routines That Improved My Life
https://www.amazon.com/Everything-Belongs-Gift-Contemplative-Prayer/dp/0824519957 This book is not how to practice contemplative prayer but more about the learnings that have come out of this unique way of listening to the divine. I have listened to the audio recording of this book a little bit at a time while walking my dog, and then again poured over it in… Continue reading Everything Belongs: The Gift of Contemplative Prayer
You may have already tried this method of journaling before, but have you really tried it? I first learned about it at a retreat in high school but didn't really begin practicing it on a regular basis until about 10 years ago. It is a way to tap into your intuition, your subconcious, divine wisdom.… Continue reading The One Journaling Technique That Changed My Life
On a trip to Tennessee with my family this summer I encountered a bear. I was leading my dad through some morning yoga poses on the front porch of our 200 year old cabin when my dog, Foxy, started barking and tearing at her leash. I turned around to see a large black bear walking… Continue reading The Spiritual Meaning of A Bear in Your Path