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 think most people have wondered about their suffering. We all want to know why we go through pain and misery and what purpose, if any, it serves in life. Most times, we create our own suffering. That’s right, we cause our own pain mostly trying to keep up with the relevance of the times.… Continue reading Suffering and peace
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.
A person criticizes in others what they hate about themselves. I am a people watcher. Some people find me strange because I do a lot of listening but not a lot of talking (unless we are close friends) but I find it is the best way to get to know the truth behind the mask. There… Continue reading Self Hate
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!
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