Light a Candle With Me?

Will you light a candle with me today? A year ago, the U.S. capital was under attack in a brutal way. Through my eyes, what I saw as I watched the news was hate erupting, indignation and an attempt at a takeover. I won’t say that it didn’t scare me. It did. From my perspective, everything in the U.S. feels very polarized these days. You’re either on “this” side or “that” side. You either wear a mask, or you don’t. You either are “for” vaccination or you are against it. I read the letters sent in to the editor every…

A Candle is Lit…

If you’re in a room of people yet feel alone, a candle is lit. If the festive season isn’t festive to you, a candle is lit. If someone you love has passed on and you’re missing them, a candle is lit. If your faith community no longer feels like home, a candle is lit. If the news is too much, a candle is lit. If alcohol is drowning your truth, a candle is lit. If you’re unsure of what tomorrow brings, a candle is lit. If you’re far from the people you love, a candle is lit. If overwhelm has…

From Idea to Form: Activate Care & Creation

How does one move something from theory to reality? How does one take an idea and turn it into form? How does one not only “think” about change but live into change? How does one take intellectual knowledge heard in sermons, podcasts, books, etc — and move beyond mere conversations of these “great thoughts” into REAL, tangible action? While the world blusters about popular culture and success, how does one honor their INTERIOR knowing and ACT on personal gnosis? These two words have the opportunity to cause good change for our lives:CARE and CREATE Do you ever catch yourself or…