Category Archives: Music

Bring on the Shift

There are two paths that really transform us… the path of great love and the path of great suffering. ~Richard Rohr At the recent Spiritual Direction of Colorado (SDCO) conference,  Richard Rohr talked about how great love and great suffering have the capacity to open your soul.  He described them as expansive spaces that can lead…

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That Thing About Roads

When I was much younger and lived in Minnesota we joked that there were only two seasons – winter and road repair.  Neither were so good for travel.  🙂 Many moons later,  I’ve realized that my story about roads is flawed.  Maybe you have the same story?  Do you catch yourself asking “when is all the road…

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Redefining Your Story

The remembered past and imagined future are stories, and your understanding or anticipation is one view of the experience.  That gives you a great opportunity!  You can redefine your stories. You can rediscover the stories of your life and open up to new possibilities! Midrash has historically been used to create new levels of understandings of scripture by fleshing…

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Creation, Conversation, Tears, and Laughter

Poetry is an examination and celebration of our individual lives, which is also an affirmation of all women’s lives.  Our lives are made richer by exploration and reflection and our lives matter–they are worthy of making art!  ~Carolyn Jennings, Poet Do you hear the beauty of what Carolyn is saying? You are worthy of respect and…

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See what you hear

I heard the hawk calling as I was walking.  Turning around, I saw two hawks sitting together at the top of a tall cottonwood tree across the street. As I tried to record the hawk, I became aware of surrounding sounds – other birds and also cars driving by.  I hadn’t noticed either as I…

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