Episcopal Lotus Flower in Bloom

Spirituality, Liturgy and the Tao of Inner Peace

The Happiness Lie

One of the biggest lies of our culture is that we “should” be happy at all times.  WE are bombarded with messages that reinforce the idea of constant happiness is … Continue reading

August 17, 2016 · Leave a comment


The longer I live, the more I am convinced, Love is all that matters.  We so desperately want to make this life about rules and check list, the wealth we … Continue reading

August 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Have You Been “Cast Away?”

I was deeply inspired by watching, re-watching, “Cast Away” the other night.  I had of course seen it before, a big hit when it was released in December of 2000, … Continue reading

August 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Sandwich Tern

While vacationing on the Gulf of Mexico this year, I had the pleasure of watching a small black and white bird, whom I now have found out, is called the … Continue reading

June 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

The BIG family I never knew I Wanted

Growing up a family of four; mom, dad, brother and sister was neat and tidy!   We easily fit in a car or booth at a restaurant without issue.  When … Continue reading

June 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Giving without Expectations

Live in Joy Live in Joy, In love,   Even among those who hate. Live in joy, In health,   Even among the afflicted. Live in joy, In peace,   … Continue reading

February 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Servant’s Heart

“Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, “Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all.” Mark 9:35    Today is the … Continue reading

February 10, 2016 · Leave a comment