Spiritual Reflections

Spiritual Reflections

8 Tips for Living Soulfully

The Universe is asking us to open our arms to every encounter, relationship, defeat and dream. Bravery is required! The poet Rainer Maria Rilke said it best regarding God’s ask of us, "Go to the limits of your longing. Embody me. Flare up like a flame and make big shadows I can move...

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The Job of a Lifetime

The CEO uses every person that crosses my path to review me; evaluating how I handle myself in all situations from my intimate relationships to my presence with strangers. How I live my day-to-day life ( talk the talk, but also walk the walk) is the best indicator of not...

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Easter Green

Over the last couple of weeks, jogging in Percy Warner Park, I have happily enjoyed the gradual greening of the landscape, a witness to the visible resurrection of tree, clover and wildflower. Could there be anything more rewarding and reassuring than the arrival of spring? Nature provides a textbook on...

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A Da Vinci

What if I told you that you have in your possession a treasure of remarkable value hanging in plain sight, waiting to be discovered? Your soul knows this to be true. For however many years you have been alive, a metaphorical “Da Vinci” has been in your possession.To live soulfully...

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Beloved

Whatever happens in my life, whatever I lose or gain, however deep and wide, precious and painful the human experience, however many number of breaths I have accrued or remain for me in The Book of Life, I am both verb and noun, be-loved and a beloved....

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A Portrait of Love

What if every change of our lives, the good and the bad, the hard and the welcomed, the horrific losses and the celebrated gains, the dark spaces and the epiphanies of light, in the end serve to paint a discernable picture of goodness. Each of us is a work of...

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Finding Eden

Deep down every human being longs for Eden. No, it is not a geographic location, like the isles of Fiji or New Zealand or a hilltop village in France, but rather an interior landscape, a spiritual state of being, that can extend itself out into our day-to day lives and...

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A Homily of Hope

Paul says, “Hope is the sure and steadfast anchor of the soul. Hope slips into that inner place behind the curtain of our being.” Beneath the skin, deeper than scars, sickness, disappointment, secret worries and existential fears, flaws, even mortality, lives eternal hope. It is in the marrow of us,...

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Peacock Feathers

How does one live soulfully when the marriage is far less than ideal or the body hurts or the health of someone much loved is in dire jeopardy; or when raising kids feels like a pressure cooker, there is yet another miscarriage, or aging parents demand our attention; or the...

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