Keeping Your Heart Open

Wednesday Wisdom: Keeping Your Heart Open.  Today, I would like to share my recent guest blog post in gratefulness.org. Please read here! From the post: Here are five simple ways to stay inspired to continue keeping your heart open: Find prayers, poems, or books to encourage you. Be in nature—look at the sky, breath in the […]

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Embracing Change

Wednesday Wisdom: Embracing Change. It feels to me like May is a month of way closing and way opening for many of us—the school year is ending, people are moving, relationships are changing, and summer is approaching. It’s a time of change, as well as a time of renewal. In his book, Let Your Life Speak, Parker […]

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What Wants to Grow in Your Life?

Wednesday Wisdom: What Wants to Grow in Your Life? Years ago, when I was a retreat coordinator designing and facilitating renewal retreats for tenure teachers, I worked closely with Angeles Arrien, who has since passed away, but will always live on within me. I remember on one spring retreat, the teachers and I gathered in […]

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Listening to Our Desires

Wednesday Wisdom: Praying Together. I invite you to light a candle, or gaze at the candles in this picture, and come into this sacred moment together. All our candles are prayers that we are praying together. Begin by bringing your attention to your breath, not attempting to change it in any way, but simply feeling […]

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Feeling the Music

Wednesday Wisdom: Feeling the Music Feel the comfort and joy of music by listening to something that is special to you. It may be a song that holds fond memories, or one that you like to dance to. It could be your favorite music to sing along with, either by yourself or with others. What music […]

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Living a Life of Self Compassion

Wednesday Wisdom: The Need for Self Compassion For today, I’d like to share an audio meditation I made for my current online retreat: Living Comfort, Living Joy. I invite you to take a few moments, relax, and listen to it. Please visit the Mercy Center website to learn more about the retreat. Living Comfort, Living […]

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