Monthly Archives: May 2010

Our Bodies are Works of Art

Our Bodies are Works of Art Many times, the life of the spirit and the life of physicality in this world seem to be separate.  If, as the mystics say, ‘all is one,’ how could this separation be?  In Christian … Continue reading

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Thrift Shop Salvation

Thrift Shop Salvation For many years now I’ve been poor.  Poor in the ways of the world.  Poor by American standards.  At first it was almost impossible to make peace with the idea of not having much money.  It crushed … Continue reading

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Seeds

Seeds It is May and new life is sprouting everywhere.  You can smell it, blossoms of jasmine and growth, in the air.  Even the dirt in an urban Los Angeles backyard looks rich and fertile after spring rains.  The smallest … Continue reading

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Comfort in Times of Sorrow

Comfort in Times of Sorrow There are times in our lives when we feel so down and discouraged.  Perhaps it is the death of a friend, a diagnosis, the loss of something vital in our lives.  At times like these, … Continue reading

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Morning Mind

Morning Mind It’s important to take advantage of your optimal creative time.  If you hope to be more creative in your work and in your life, it’s a good idea to pay attention to the times when you feel most … Continue reading

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Do You See What I See?

Do You See What I See? Last night there was a full moon in the night sky.  As a post-50 female with a sketchy short-term memory, I had to be reminded twice and almost forgot to look at it.  As … Continue reading

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Why Go to Church?

Why Go to Church? Why go to church?  Don’t go.  Unless you want to, or until you feel some tiny niggling desire.  Or, until you feel that your kids might benefit from some weekly habits of spirituality.  Or, until something … Continue reading

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