Tag Archives: connection

The Vastness of Who You Are

Often when I read a blog post or email, a phrase pops out at me.  “The vastness of who we are” caught my attention in Laura Lyon’s recent newsletter. What is the vastness of who you are? Your vastness is beyond what you can put your arms around.  It is more than your mind alone…

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Gifts from Grandma

My maternal grandmother has lived all of her life in Southwest Iowa on farms and in small towns.  I am her oldest grandchild.  In this picture I was a couple of weeks old.  Grandma was 41. I have been thinking about all of the things that I have learned through Grandma.  She taught me that a…

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A View with a Twist

Sometimes a simple twist in thought is a big shift! One of the participants in Monday night’s Inner Journey of Lent class is reading An Altar in the World by Barbara Brown Taylor.  Barbara mentions praying for guidance about which path to take.  The answer was to do whatever you want, just do it in…

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Manifesting the Images

While creating our International Women’s Day event, A Celebration of Women and You!, Eva and I moved outside of linear thinking and to-do lists.  The tool that we chose to use was a SoulCollage® exploration of the question, “What do we include in our event?” (SoulCollage® cards are created to represent parts of yourself, beings…

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Lessons Learned from Where??

There is sacred in the ordinary, and everything we do can speak to us.  Here are lessons taught to me by the knitting of a shawl. Loosen up and relax – but don’t let go. There are good times to stop – and the middle of a row is not one of them. Make openings…

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