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So it's 2015….

Spirituality
What's changed in your world? It kind of feels like the day after your birthday when everybody is telling you your life is supposed to be different, but no matter how you look around at it, it all looks exactly the same as it did as it did the day before or the day before that. Or maybe you look at today and compare it to the pictures of how 2015 was SUPPOSED to look in the second movie of Back to the Future trilogy. We don't have hoverboards or self-lacing shoes, so things must be pretty much the same as they always were. Well, I was trying to go through that Word of the Year process that I shared with you all last week, and I found myself stuck. I couldn't choose any of the words that came to my mind because they were all pretty much as revolutionary in my life as self-lacing shoes wou...
Sunny Sunday – Where is Your Light Today?

Sunny Sunday – Where is Your Light Today?

Essay, Photography, Quote, spiritual practice, Spirituality
Where is your light today? What is leading you? What is giving you hope? Joy? Where are you letting your light shine? I encourage you to leave a note in the comments regarding your inspiration for your life.I confess to feeling overwhelmed, sometimes, from the enormity of the world. My job, as a chaplain to those incarcerated, can be fraught with perilous politics! It is the intersection of state, county, church, and inter-church politics. Yikes! I also feel responsible for the involvement of my volunteers. And responsible for the youth they encounter. And responsible for church involvement. And other organizations. Keeping all the balls juggling in the air makes me want to just run away from the balls sometimes!Each ball represents a life or a person involved and my heart wants to love th...
Sunny Sunday – Inspired by Forgiveness

Sunny Sunday – Inspired by Forgiveness

Photography, Quote, spiritual practice, Spirituality
Where is your light today? What is leading you? What is giving you hope? Joy? Where are you letting your light shine? This is adapted from a posting I am doing today at IntotheBardo.wordpress.com This week in my church, it has been filled with conflict and dissension. That makes for a tough week! Let me clarify - structurally, from the upper echelon of the decision-making bodies, there has been a reinforcement of codified discrimination and what I think is just pig-headed wrongness. Ha! I am not feeling very charitable at all. I always have the choice of staying within the system or leaving. But leaving does not really move the ball forward for me. Why? Because my basic anthropology is that we are all connected. Even if I left this system and surrounded myself with folks that were just l