The Forgetting

Sorrow, shame, anger, and hate wrap around me, bind me and squeeze. The pressure builds. I cry out, “I can’t do this!” and my beloved responds, “You already have. You have simply forgotten.” I break free, like a butterfly from his cocoon. I feel God’s love on my wings and breathe it deep into my […]

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Who Are You?

Tell me, who are you, alone, yourself and nameless? Tom Bombadil, The Lord of The Rings, page 131 I don’t know whether I ask myself who am I? too many times or if others don’t ask that of themselves enough. Though, I suspect I have asked too many times because I am starting to feel […]

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To meditate, or not to meditate: that is the question!

It is no secret that meditation can reduce stress, pain, depression, and more. It is also no secret that meditation also can make changes to our brain!  These changes include: Enlarges the prefrontal cortex. This area of the brain is responsible for rational decision-making. Studies have shown that meditation increases grey matter (brain cells) in this region. Shrinks the amygdala. The […]

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