Listen to Your Life

“Listen to your life.” So many writers have used this simple phrase as a launch point: I would like to introduce one such author to you. Frederich Buechner, American writer (of 30 books) and theologian begins a year of daily meditations with this reminder.   “Listen to your life All moments are key moments.”   … Continue reading Listen to Your Life

Painting Advent: A Metaphor in Waiting

The 4th floor can be a busy place, especially the nurse's station. Patients pace up and down the halls holding on to the arm of an aide or IV pole, strengthening their legs and stretching their minds out from beyond the ivory-toned rooms. Lunch carts and doctors take the corners tightly in an effort skirt … Continue reading Painting Advent: A Metaphor in Waiting

Irma, Harvey and stress

As I write this Hurricane Irma is barreling toward Florida, having devastated the Leeward Islands and a good bit of the Caribbean. India is still experiencing flooding, having lost well over 600 souls at this time. Fires ravage in the West, and an 8.1 earthquake hit my beloved southern Mexico. And then there is Houston. … Continue reading Irma, Harvey and stress

“Together:” A Practice of Resiliency

The long awaited solar eclipse invited people to scatter along the “totality” path, from Oregon to Nebraska to South Carolina and as the morning turned into afternoon photos loaded our Facebook feeds.  Here in Minneapolis, a few of our team gathered for the event, climbing to the top of the parking ramp, wishing the clouds … Continue reading “Together:” A Practice of Resiliency

In the Midst of Hate…

     Friday evening and again on Saturday morning I watched LIVE feed from the cell phones of colleagues in Charlottesville, Virginia.  They had hopped buses, boarded planes and traveled in cars, leaving behind friends, family and safety to stand in love against the message of the ‘Unite the Right’ rally. That morning as I … Continue reading In the Midst of Hate…

Come Home to Yourself Retreat

Nov. 3-5, 2017 Come Home to Yourself is a time to get away and focus on you. We seek to create a safe space with opportunity to explore you, and your life experiences.  There will be plenty of time to relax and reflective activities should you like.  (You can even book a massage!) Wellspring Farms … Continue reading Come Home to Yourself Retreat