So I had an experience the other night... I was sitting on my back deck with my friend as it was growing dark. We were talking about how our outer world is often a reflection of our inner world. I was saying how in my front yard, my crape myrtle was diseased and dying, and… Continue reading What do you need to die to?
Do you suffer from allergies? Now is the time of year when many are starting to sneeze, sniffle, and cough because their body thinks the environment is attacking them. A woman in the small group that I was leading the other night said the most insightful thing. As we were talking about the open doors… Continue reading What are you allergic to?
Over the last few years, this book has been recommended to me but I didn't pick it up until this summer. I found the audiobook version from the library and listened to a little bit each day when I walked my dog. But after I finished the book and was talking to a friend about… Continue reading The Untethered Soul
I say that to myself when I am getting carried away in my head with escalating thoughts. It quickly snaps me out of it without me needing to criticize myself. It stems from a memory of riding in my highschool friend's oldsmobile with him. It wasn't a fast car, and he wasn't a fast driver.… Continue reading “Slow Down, Nelly!”
I was flanked by 2 spandex clad, helmeted cyclists. As the three of us rounded the bend, I could see a steep hill lie before us. Sweating from riding 10 miles in the heat, I wasn’t sure if I could make the hill. I had only begun to go on these neighborhood bike rides a… Continue reading Just a Friendly Bike Ride