Today, I felt compelled to post this poem by Max Ehrmann (1872-1945) because I always come back to it when I am struggling with understanding life as a whole. I’ve put the parts that really speak to me in bold. Enjoy! Visit Desiderata (Latin: desired things) for more info on the poem itself. Go placidly amid … More Desiderata
God, I am so tired and fearful. I am asking you to help me where my faith is weak and to help me work through my fears. Give me the strength to face my fears with grace and dignity. Give me clarity and creative solutions for my problems. Give me the desire to keep going. … More A Prayer of Surrender
“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not … More A Prayer for the Amputees
A Christian Cure for Insomnia. My latest post from the Willow Chicago Blog.
I am a mom to two kids. First, I am a mom to my Samson kitty. And second, I am a mom to my own inner child. This “child” lives within me. She is the little girl that I once denied, but now welcome and nurture with open arms. I am now a parent to … More Loving My Inner Child
Today I’m having one of those bad hair days, bad makeup day, just bad overall beauty day. At least that’s how I am feeling about myself on the inside. Who knows what I really look like on the outside. I read this quote and it helped me today, so I wanted to share it with … More Bad Beauty Day – Quote of the Moment
Happy Mother’s day to my mom, all mom’s, aunts, grandmas, animal moms, and all women who use creativity to give birth to new ideas… Today God, I pray for all mom’s and mother figures everywhere. I give thanks for my mom and all she has done and continues to do for me. I also pray … More Prayer For Mother’s Day