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There is such a great sense of urgency and agitation within me at the moment. It feels like a two headed monster.  The one is an authentic desire to help people.   479 more words


Let Go Of The Old Hurts With Forgiveness

Let go of the old hurts and wounded parts of yourself. These hurts are not holding you; YOU are holding these hurts. How can you let go if you’re still holding them in your heart? 234 more words

Stay Golden (For Sena)

I’ve had the good fortune of knowing
a spirit so bright and golden.
She’s a treasure trove, internally glowing,
and has the power to enliven and embolden. 166 more words


From Darkness to Light

Stat arbor
Dum volvitur orbis

The Tree stands still
While the Earth spins

Almost ten years ago I came across the spiritual autobiography of Karen Armstrong, a respected scholar of religion and former Catholic nun, as well as British television commentator and one of the authors of the international Charter for Compassion. 427 more words

Many Come To Honor The Lord Of Divine Mercy

April 14, 1996 . . . 2:30 PM . . . Queen of Martyrs Church, Evergreen Park, IL. An almost filled church awaits the start of the Prayer Service in honor of the Lord of Divine Mercy, on this first Sunday after Easter. 372 more words


Savior (a set of lyrics)

I see you there in that cold, dark cell,
Where you’re enduring your personal hell.
Nothing but darkness before your eyes.
No one can hear you and your helpless cries. 167 more words


Chronic Illness & Mercy Epiphany

“If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.”

Jack Kormfield

I was later than many in my generation to begin using social media – I didn’t understand the purpose of Facebook until I moved, leaving my family and friends a country away as I began married life to a service member on the opposite side of the country.

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