Episcopal Lotus Flower in Bloom

Spirituality, Liturgy and the Tao of Inner Peace

Darkness, But Only for a Season

“I had to remind myself that this early darkness doesn’t last forever, it passes, and soon the springtime and summer fun begins. “

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March 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Are You Talking to Me?

O God, by whom the meek are guided in judgment, and
light riseth up in darkness for the godly: Grant us, in all
our doubts and uncertainties, the grace to ask what thou
wouldest have us to do, that the Spirit of wisdom may save
us from all false choices, and that in thy light we may see
light, and in thy straight path may not stumble; through
Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. BCP

January 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Knocking on Closed Doors

My mother gave me a great piece of advice years ago, that I rarely adhered to, but in my advancing age I think I am finally learning.  She said, “If something is too hard to make happen, maybe it’s not meant to be.”

January 8, 2018 · 1 Comment

In the Bleak Midwinter

“How can we create a world that is less judgmental  and more kind?  How can we cultivate kindness, and love in our world?”

January 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

“As Far back as I can Remember I Always Wanted to be a Gangster.”

“I wanted to please everyone, so my life was me holding a mirror and believing whatever was reflected back to me. If you were happy with me, you loved me, I was happy, I believed that I was worthy of love. If you were upset with me, disappointed, rejected me? I was not loved.”

November 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Finding Your inner King David

“Truthfully, when I compare myself to others, I am denying the greatness that He created.  There is only one me, and I have to be the best me, I can be.”

October 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Railing Against the Rain

Again, Jesus tries to get our attention, and at times we are so caught up in our anger and frustration at the situation we don’t even hear him call.

October 11, 2017 · Leave a comment