gratitude and wonder

Happy 2013! As I live into this new year, I am trying to be more intentional about being a grateful person.  I want to walk in wonder because there is always so much beauty around me. This meditation is very helpful to me.   It helps me remember how powerful and simple gratitude can be.Continue reading “gratitude and wonder”

Advent after Sandy

by guest blogger Jayne Pickett Last night my sisters and I were sitting around the kitchen table sharing a celebratory dinner and conversation. Inevitably, the discussion turned to the effects of hurricane Sandy. On the edges of our daily living there is a communal sadness as we hold deep in our hearts those whose livesContinue reading “Advent after Sandy”

the trouble with thank you

In all circumstances give thanks, for this is the will of God for you in Christ Jesus.  -1 Thessalonians 5:18 There are too many thank you’s that I never write. I am frequently overwhelmed with the abundance of love, blessings, kindness, gifts, prayers and support that are showered upon me.  Inequality drives me nuts, even whenContinue reading “the trouble with thank you”