Daily Reminder


All those parts in the bible where it says: The greatest of all His commandments is love... Never use scripture for debate... Don't quarrel... It ain't hard to love the lovable... Love the unlovable... What's inside the heart matters more than the behavior... Oh, and that part where Jesus' greatness wasn't a list of platitudes but …

6/6/2012: The point of understanding


Thankful. What a difference a year makes. A day. A moment. This time last year I was in the ER with my beloved best friend, waiting for an ambulance to transfer him to a hospital across town. In the face of a life-threatening illness he was supernaturally high-spirited, an inspiration and utter mystery to his …

The Power to Reset: What have you been training for all your life?


Have you ever noticed how powerful your mind is? Like, it is not only your calculator and figure-it-outter, but also your filter, your feeling producer and processor, your body's puppet master, spirit receiver and soul feeder. Technically, nothing should get in or out, done or felt without your mind having the final say-so. Tricky thing …

Rationing goodness: Don’t let your flaws and fears stop you from stepping up.


Life isn't apparently good all the time. The people, situations, thoughts and circumstances presented to us are often not only unideal, uncomfortable, or not preferred... They can be downright bad, meaning to cause us hurt, reveling in the possibility. When we discern this, in recognizing and understanding it, we face a danger different than we …