Monday spiritual Rumination: Recovering Thanksgiving

I had the occasion to read and view some interesting posts this morning. One was from Nordstrom stating that they will “deck their halls” on the day after Thanksgiving. The other was in reference to someone ranting about Starbucks offering a plain red holiday cup and how it offended their Christianity in that it failed […]

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Monday spiritual Rumination: Thin-ness of time and space

Yes, I know, it is Tuesday. I’m a bit jet-lagged from the time change and was busy celebrating All Soul’s Day. Really! Two of my favorite days of the year–All Saints on 11/1 and all Souls on 11/2–have been busy. Busy with remembering. Full of presence. Dancing with thin-ness of time and space. I haven’t […]

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Monday spiritual ruminations: let us give thanks…

for another day of life For 3 full meals For a loving spouse For children and grandchildren For a home For meaningful work For garden vegetables For color and beauty For creative drive For siblings. And parents. And friends and neighbors For all that is good and right in life Let us say thanks to […]

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Monday spiritual ruminations: A Mid-Summer’s Prayer

God of all Seasons, I thank you for mid-summer mornings when birds lazily tweet their dawn tunes and fragrance meets dew drops as roses wake slowly from short hours of night. I bless you for hot mid-summer afternoons as sun blazes and boils the waters raising humidity levels and erecting thunderous towering cloud castles I praise […]

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Monday Spiritual Ruminations: Evensong

I leave my loom and step outdoors into the fading sunlight, birds offering their evensong their hymn of praise for a day well lived and fair and green of grass, bursting with promises of more warmth and days that go ever on. the quiet of the early eve settles now and lamps are lit as […]

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Monday Spiritual Ruminations: Birth

The announcement came Thanksgiving Day. For the next 6 months, notes and pictures exchanged hands via the wonders of texting. A shower gathered friends and family together and an almost ripe momma presided over the festivities and food. At this event, there is  advice given; stories swapped, the young women rolling their eyes at the […]

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Happy Mom’s Day!

I am a Mother of four, but 2 are married, so I consider myself a mother of 6! I am a Grandmother (granny!) of 2 and one more soon to be born. I have been lovingly mothered all of my life. This is all pure blessing! And that truly says it all today…

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