Change isn’t linear

“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” “I can’t believe I have to do this again,” I thought angrily to myself about a year ago as I made preparations to enter treatment for an eatingContinue reading “Change isn’t linear”

The backwards blessings of being busy

A little bit after my Christmas break began a couple weeks ago, I realized something was wrong with me. Here I was, entering into days that were meant for rest and rejuvenation, and I totally felt stressed out about all I had to do. Sure, it made sense. The end of the year and the holidays areContinue reading “The backwards blessings of being busy”

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”

Resolute acceptance

Guest blogger: Steven Cottam  Grace strikes us when we are in great pain and restlessness… it strikes us when year after year, the longed for perfection of life does not appear, when the old compulsions reign within us as they have for decades, when despair destroys all joy and courage. Sometimes at that moment aContinue reading “Resolute acceptance”