Month: September 2014

Evaluating When to “Let it Go”

Life has determined it may be time to let go of some things, and rather than viewing it resistantly as an unpleasantry, I am choosing to view it as an opportunity.  An opportunity to reevaluate in life the objects, dreams, and entitlements (like how I spend my time or money) that I am choosing to fill my well of desires.  An opportunity […] Read more…

When I Touch the Fringe of His Cloak

This morning, I was reading in Matthew 9 about the hemorrhaging woman who touched the fringe of Jesus’ cloak and had Him turn to her and proclaim that through her faith, she was healed.  Being a woman who occasionally finds value in engaging the imagination in contemplative practices, I took the opportunity to put myself […] Read more…

Happy Birthday Leo Tolstoy!

Leo Tolstoy:  186 years young today!  Happy Birthday to my favorite Russian author!  …which, if I’m to be honest, really only means I prefer him over Dostoevsky. To “commemorate” this day, I considered reading one of his short stories, however, I’ve opted instead to mention a much lesser known, but a favorite gems from my bookshelf, Song […] Read more…