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The Pursuit of Happiness


In 2000 I made this card and sold it to benefit the American Friends Service Committee. It was inspired by my desire for peace, and by the Peaceable Kingdom paintings of Edward Hicks. 488 more words

Children's Book Critique Group Blog

I choose Peace!

I was recently having a conversation with a very good friend about a few issues in our small community that we are both saddened by. 800 more words

Lifes Lessons

Choosing the Calm

I am calm, but I am not active.

I smiled to hear the heavily-accented words coming across the phone lines. Words spoken from a man who is prone to action, accustomed to being on the front lines of God’s battlefield. 758 more words

Think About It

In Its Spaciousness

             Haven’t I said this, repeatedly? Don’t question the message.  And yet.  I still do.

             I struggle and wrestle with it.  I fret and stress.  Then.  I finally let go.   275 more words

Roommate Wanted

This may seem overly simplistic, but I can only tell you what works for me. And what doesn’t work for me. I’ve talked with a few of you, and I want to make sure that I’m being very clear: You can’t oppose the ego and win. 502 more words


Stillness is Food for the Soul

Dropping into the stillness and listening to the heart is the most productive thing we can do each day.


Victory is Mine!

This morning, I won.

I was brought down to a low place, where normally I would have yelled, cussed and said multiple mean things.  This morning, I took Victory in a situation that previously I would have failed. 732 more words