What if Prayer is More a Way of Being Than Something We Do?

What is prayer to you?  Growing up Christian, I think my experience of it was pretty normal.  It’s words one speaks/thinks to God, generally centered on praise, requests, and gratitude.  Interestingly, while in my memories the first two are pretty much all we did, these days I find focusing on thankfulness gets my soul singing … Continue reading What if Prayer is More a Way of Being Than Something We Do?

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Meditation on Celebrating Reality in All Its Messy Amazingness: Inspired by Mary Oliver

Isn't Autumn grand?  I love the explosion of colors.  There's this red tree in front of my house, with fallen leaves strewn all around that blows my mind with its beauty.  What is more, isn't there something enlivening about chilly mornings transforming into crisply comfortable days?  I gotta say, the fall rains are refreshing and … Continue reading Meditation on Celebrating Reality in All Its Messy Amazingness: Inspired by Mary Oliver