For the last installment of the inspiration from Rumi, I chose two quotes. I thought it was fitting for these two quotes to be together in a blog as well as appear in the last entry because of the content -- LOVE. "Be certain that in the religion of Love, there are no believers and… Continue reading Choose Love.
I am not my religion.
While having a conversation with my friend, whom I met in church, I realized that many people don't really understand the difference between religion and spirituality. She and I have similar beliefs but we had a great discussion about other people in our lives who want to live a Christian life but blindly follow rules without questioning… Continue reading I am not my religion.
There is a reason…
It's been some time since I've been on here. I have been so focused on locating my roots that I neglected my blog. It has been an exciting couple months. My family tree is looking so good right now. I wanted to share what I have been doing in all this time. I have experienced… Continue reading There is a reason…
I know where I am going… because I know where I’ve been.
I grew up surrounded by family. My aunts and uncles were so close that my cousins were more like siblings than anything else. I have memories of the house being filled with kids and laughter; so many fun times. But as we grew older, some older family began to pass away and the family started… Continue reading I know where I am going… because I know where I’ve been.
Evolution is for everybody!
I sat in a meeting at church a couple weeks ago and heard something rather shocking. A question was raised and the answer given from a pastor of the church basically meant that we have evolved as a church. The question concerned polygamy during the Old Testament (I don't quite recall the question) and the… Continue reading Evolution is for everybody!
A Grand Comparison
So, I've had plenty of time to think. I have been through a lot of soul searching and vacationing but I am back now. I began my time away by going to Jamaica; leaving the the country with 2 small children-- an adventure. After that stressful adventure, I went on a nice silent weekend retreat alone… Continue reading A Grand Comparison