Inspiration

Harvesting Good Things

Reflections for contemplative living

My husband and I recently rang in the New Year with a tradition we love. Our home is opened to friends for champagne, steak, and lobster along with a game of chicken foot dominoes while watching the ball drop in Times Square.

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Inspiration

Work In Progress

Reflections for contemplative living

I recently read an article that gave me a thought I need to hang onto. We are all works in progress.

Because God works through all of creation, I know these words were meant for me to hear as my judgment thermometer has been on the rise. So has the scale….I wonder about the correlation? 

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Inspiration

Breathing Life

Reflections for contemplative living

Today, I’m putting my laziness aside and listening to the voice of God who wants my temple to be cared for the way it was intended. A body meant for movement, love, and care, not abuse, judgment, and sloth. Where my physical core, my foundation is strong and allows for stability in the rest of my body. Today, I’m breathing in life.

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Inspiration

Slowing Down

Reflections for contemplative living

This year I need to slow down, build some resilience, and continue to turn to what’s important. It’s so easy for me to default to busyness and the hustle to prove my worth. I’m observing that this is a sign for me to stop and step up my contemplative practice.

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Lives of the Saints

There is Something About Mary Series – Our Gracious Advocate

Day Thirty: Ponder, Pray, Reflect, Act

Ponder:  A mother, by nature of her vocation, is an advocate for her children.  Our spiritual mother Mary is no different, she pleads to her Son on our behalf.

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