Gift of being Present

Gift of being Present

As we head into the last month of winter, we may be tempted to feel as if Spring will never arrive. Yes, the days are frigid and most likely there will be more snow to come. But if you slow down, you will notice the days are getting longer. There has been a couple of...
The Meaning of Christmas

The Meaning of Christmas

During this busy time of year, we may forget the true meaning of the holidays. We focus on running from place to place without even thinking of the purpose of the event. We spend time and money at the stores or on-line without remembering what our family and friends...
Hope in the Darkness

Hope in the Darkness

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” Albert Camus Recently, I was meeting with some individuals and we were discussing the devastating impact of depression (for that matter, any mental illness, including addiction,...
Sacred Space

Sacred Space

One of my favorite times of the day is in the morning. I just finish my morning workout and go outside to cool down and just sit. Sometimes, I will do some breathing exercises, other times I will start reading and then reflecting on a devotional. In the moments of...
Goals for a Lifetime

Goals for a Lifetime

At this time of year, it is common to set goals for the new year. Many people will make goals regarding financial security, health and body image and others toward career aspirations. And though they are all good goals they are temporary and fleeting. I have spent my...
Goal: Be Kind

Goal: Be Kind

I hope everyone had a good end of the year. It is that time when we think about what we would like to accomplish this year. Some of us are thinking about health or financial goals. Many times, the goals are about restriction of certain type of foods or eliminating...