The Lion King – the movie revisited. This movie has been calling me for quite sometime, and I finally took the time to watch this Disney animation. I’d forgotten it was a “musical” of sorts – not my favorite – but I stuck with it waiting for the message that was sure to be tucked […]
It is raining. Again. A steady, mostly gentle rain. A cleansing rain. It rained all day yesterday, too. And I can’t help but wondering about the cleansing God is gifting us with. Cleansing the yuck and muck from an outrageously long, hard, cruel winter, yes. But also a cleansing of the old yuck and muck […]
Over the weekend I went to the club and thought I’d enjoy a few moments of quiet in the heat of the sauna. There were only three of us there, and one woman decided it was a perfect time for a long discussion on her cell phone. I’d just read something on how hard the […]
The Pilgrimage, by Paulo Coelho I admire the author’s work, but I admit I struggled a bit with the ritualistic-ness of some of his journey while on his pilgrimage. I knew, however, there were gems nestled inside his writing, so I kept on. Very similar to him pressing on when he felt the journey was […]
I posted this graphic – a “random” choice this morning – and I find that my gratitude for my life, my work, my friends, my tribe – everything is heightened and palpable…. Random is never random. It is always purposeful.
by Marita Rahlenbeck Nature sings as it wakes up from winter slumber. It shouts and calls for rebirth. The birds tweet and caw and tease. They sing and chirp and flit. The trees are ready to sprout their leaves for another season. The grass is ready to turn green and lush. All this, for me, […]