letting go and surrendering

Surrender . . .

Sometimes we sense that we ought to let go of something or someone. And often we struggle with that sense, telling ourselves and others that we’re not quite sure of what to let fall through our fingers. Usually, that plea is not actually true. Usually, we know; we just aren’t ready to let it go…

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How Do I Change ______?

Whatever changes we want to make begin inside of us. “… we must make ‘… being the guardian of our inner life … our highest priority. . . . Our inner world is the architect of our external world . . . We aren’t happy because we are healthy; we’re healthy because we are happy. With our…

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What Is Truth?

Who is to say what is good and what is not? It’s a matter of perspective, no? What was good in my eyes at eight years old is not necessarily good now. Rain is good for a region beset by drought, but not necessarily for an area struggling with floods. In the United States, 4…

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Just Be

Just be in the present moment, focus on your relationships with yourself, G~d and others – that’s all. Too often we let our routines overtake our schedules. We allow our thoughts overtake the space in which miracles happen. We can miss the Divine by not paying attention and asking too many questions. Sometimes we need…

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Failure or Faithfulness of G~d?

Where is G~d when bad things happen? We can run too long a list of atrocious acts – the Holocaust, the North American slave trade, the Trail of Tears, the Rwandan genocide, the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the Syrian civil unrest, etc. From such events our faith can either expand or contract.…

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Plan for Balance

It’s simply too easy to claim that we have too much to do.  Somehow this has become a badge of honor.  It’s not.  Life can be balanced. Listen for more. (c) 2009, candi dugas, llc. Image from http://science-professor.blogspot.com/2012/05/picture-it-work-life-balance.html.