[Monday Message] Loving the Unlovable

When someone acts out, when they yell or conduct themselves with arrogance or are purposefully hurtful, it is usually because they are hurting in some way, whether they will admit it or not. Often that hurt has a fear underneath it. Our negative ego, spurred on by living under late-stage capitalism, tells us we are…

[Monday Message] Building Your Support Network

With a nod to John Donne, no human is an island, we do not exist alone, life is a team sport. We all must needs support each other. The OED defines support as “1. Carry part of the weight of, hold up, keep from falling or sinking. 2. Enable to last out, keep from falling,…

[Gratitude] Creativity & Love

A number of years ago, I did a forty day practice of labyrinth walks. Based on the astrology of this month into next month (more details on that coming on Friday), I feel called to do a practice of gratitude, based on the theme of the day, for the next 40 days. The themes are…

[Monday Message] Stand for Something

“We are trying to show him not only what we are fighting against, but what we are fighting for. So many of these boys have only a very hazy idea of the real issues of the war. About all they see is ‘going back to the good old days.’ This is a dangerous state. If…