Walking the Labyrinth

“The labyrinth is an ancient spiritual tool, a walking meditation, a path of prayer. Walking the labyrinth can reduce stress, quiet the mind, open the heart, and bring one closer to God. People come to the labyrinth to heal, to be enriched in the spiritual life,...

A Secret Place

discovering what I didn’t know that I didn’t know Walking a Labyrinth There’s something relaxing and meditative about walking a labyrinth. I’ve walked the gravel, dirt, brick, cement, and tiled labyrinths in six, maybe seven states here in the US. Most have been...

The Seven-Second Connection

The Handshake was something my dad taught my sisters and me, not by saying “Watch and learn” but just by being himself. This got me thinking of those thousands of things parents and other adults teach us. This particular one is for my Dad, fathers everywhere, and...

Car Talk

Pegasus In the last year of my mother’s life, our hospice angels recommended bringing in photo albums to assist my mother in her “life review.” Some pictures brought a smile, some a short sniff of dismissal. Some elicited a story.  The black-and-white photo was...