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Posted in Breathe, Creation, Depths, Life, Paradoxes, Solitude

Hibernation

Like verses in sacred texts, the animals of Creation’s Bible, may have several possible meanings, depending on where we are on the journey. At some point, Bear’s hibernation will surely hold our much-needed medicine. When circumstances cause us to miss … Read More

Posted in Authenticity, Love, Mystery, Paradoxes, Transformation, Trust

Presence

Appropriate vulnerability vitalized her influence. Because she had a sense of being one with the greater whole, she was unencumbered, and better able to offer Presence. Peace and Mystery were two qualities that accompanied her. Together, she held past, present … Read More

Posted in Depths, Life, Light, Paradoxes, Trust

No Room in the Inn

Continued from Alienated Parts: Three caregivers, made a special trip to her room to say, “You are the hands and feet of Jesus.” Two weeks later there was no room in the inn. In the Jesus story, she had gone … Read More

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Alienated Parts

Continued from Mourning: Our alienated parts cry out and we admit a sense of powerlessness. We persist forward, asking for help, often to find additional suffering. “Sell them equipment. Prescribe medication. Keep our patients coming back.”   These were management’s orders … Read More

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Heyoka’s Stripes

Veiled in Heyoka’s stripes, my friend rubbed her eyes crying, “Waah, waah, waah”. She is one of those rare people who can lovingly mock others, as a successful antidote to self-pity. Together we burst into laughter. Although we were conversing about something outside of either … Read More