The Art of Autumn Awareness

The Art of Autumn Awareness

The days of Autumn change with the colors of the leaves, the clouds of the sky, the movements of the winds and the conditions of our minds, hearts and perceptions. Each day becomes a challenge to rise above all that’s falling away and all that keeps coming our way for...
Welcome…

Welcome…

Years ago on retreat with Contemplative Outreach, a new prayer form was introduced which was simple, insightful and effective when practiced. It was noted that most of our reactions and responses to people, places, situations and things are habitual and conditioned...
New Beginnings

New Beginnings

I’ve been pregnant with expectancy now for well over a year. It’s been an advent experience in that I knew there was to be a new arrival but didn’t know what it would be or when it would be. The mystery of this ‘pregnancy’ has been a promise and a time of preparation...
Yield to the Field

Yield to the Field

I retired from a thirty five year career two and a half years ago without knowing where I  was going, what I was going to do or how I was going to be without the props the career provided. After floating for three quarters of a year I started getting edgy as I...
Beginning Again and Again

Beginning Again and Again

A few weeks ago after my wife decided she was going to fly to Indiana to spend a week with her ailing sister, I decided it was time to take a private retreat to realign with the inner and outer worlds I was creating. We drove to the airport, she checked her bag, we...
Walking Our Way Home

Walking Our Way Home

Some say it’s quite difficult to be born into this world and even more difficult to remember who we truly are, where we’ve come from, where we’re going and why we’re even here. I identify with this difficulty to remember and have been working on it most of my life....