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Is Holy Week Politically or Religiously Incorrect?

Several years ago my husband and I had the pleasure of visiting Egypt and Israel with a Rabbi and his wife who made the whole experience extremely enlightening. Some would ask, “Can Jews and Christians share their faith?” We were [...]

Three of Me

2015 March, I was hanging out with my friend. I had purchased Blue Bell Butter Crunch and we went to her apartment. It had been a minute since I had seen her so, she stopped by and scooped me up. As we sat at the table catching up on things [...]

What To Wear: Dressing For A Funeral

Dressing for a funeral is simple, right? Just wear something black. If you want to be comfortable, respectful, and supportive, there’s more to it. Here are some tips for dressing for funerals…but first, a story. My neighbor LOVED flamingos. [...]

Fish For Yourself

I sat comfortably on my deck chair, ready to enter into meditation. The sun shone warmly on my back and shoulders and the sounds of the waves gently rolling onto the rocks below my high perch promised to take me into a deeply relaxed state very [...]

Beliefs & Separation

Have you ever asked someone to agree to disagree? How difficult is it to actually agree to disagree? I have had such a hard time with this concept in the past. It was maddening not to be able to persuade the other person that my belief was the [...]

Always Check Your Assumptions

Jumping to conclusions. I came upstairs to my hotel room after having lunch with our son, Trey, today and my key did not open my room’s door. My key had apparently become demagnetized while I was at lunch. The housekeeper was in our son’s [...]

Overflowing or Fulfilled?

There are times in my life where my days roll on one after another like wonderful, peaceful, and serene gifts. All is well, nothing is urgent─I have plenty of time to accomplish the things I have to do. And then there is the rest of the time! [...]

A New Year, A New You

I am fascinated by a phenomenon which happens every January. The local fitness centers fill up with slightly overweight to very overweight folks who have made recovering their fitness one of their goals for the new year. They have shiny new [...]

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Retreat

I participated in my very first silent retreat last year right after Thanksgiving. It was scary and I was nervous. Could I, a regular chatterbox, hold silence for an entire week? Well, it was actually five nights, but who’s counting? I have [...]

The Science Of Learning

Learning to drive My daddy taught me how to drive when I was just 12 years old and living in Texas, and he taught me on an automatic transmission, not a stick shift. We always had automatics growing up ─ I never had to learn how to use a clutch [...]