Category Archives: Spirituality

The Power of Prayer & Meditation

It was 5:30 a.m. on the morning of Paul’s surgery when our two sons knocked on the door to come say morning prayers with him. The dark of night still lingered as they lit the room with their voices.

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Abundance

When Paul and I were married 32 years ago, he promised me his time: “my only non-renewable resource.” True to his word, most recently, he sacrificed his own work to travel with me on my 9-city book tour. Paul’s devotion … Continue reading

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Two Wolves

Seeing synchronicity adds meaning to life. The more I leave myself open to it, the more I marvel at the mystery of its frequency. Recently, while talking to a friend about the letter I just received from my third grade … Continue reading

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Finding Quietude

Labor Day will have come and gone by the time this post is up. Red veins of traffic on the GPS of our iPhones will cover the screen, and a neighboring car’s bass woofer will pound in the long list … Continue reading

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The Power of Presence

I have never been much for meditating. Sitting still is about as easy for me as a kitten resisting a wriggling piece of twine.  My foot twitches, my face itches, my legs fall asleep in lotus position, and breathing feels … Continue reading

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