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Pandemic Panic or Grace to Survive?

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This pandemic clearly has messed with our minds and the sheer panic we feel can leave us anxious and alone. Fear points to the underbelly of disasters such as the CONVID19 pandemic that locks us away from freedom and loving connections. So it’s no surprise we panic and try to… Read more »

Frustration, Fears, Fury, and Failures!

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It’s best to offload those sinking moods or debilitating worries before any mental or hopeful fix suddenly feels beyond our reach. Has it happened to you? The fact is, our brains take on a dangerous stress chemical, called cortisol, much like a badly listing sailboat takes on water. The lower… Read more »

Risk, Regret or Run with an MLK Dream!

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Ready to risk a dream that propelled Martin Luther King and others forward? What dream do you hold that’s worth chasing? If jumping off cliffs conjures up more calamity images than curiosity challenges, then risk-taking’s likely not right for you. If you agree that perfect safety’s an illusion though, or… Read more »

Risk a Holiday Dream

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What stands between you this holiday season, and a dream you hold? Holidays may hold fun flights for some, but for others, celebrations tend to dim dreams and give grief. Luckily there are a few flights we can all access, regardless where we stand now, or in spite of challenges… Read more »

Content in a storm – Roundtable 3

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When was your last memory of sheer fun experienced in a way that upgraded life, and fit that place where flaws and failures meet love’s most compassionate support? Is your mental warehouse stockpiled for today’s inevitable storms? If these questions find you curious for newly discovered mental and spiritual tools… Read more »

Retreat where Faith Meets Mindfulness and Grace Becomes Lived Experience

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Do crushing demands of your life seem never ending?  Do you try hard yet simply cannot manage it all?  Does an ordinary day leave you feeling like you’re just not smart enough, talented enough or motivated like people around you?  What if you don’t have to work so hard, or… Read more »

Faith Informed by Neural Discoveries

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“Faith is being sure of what we hope for, and certain of what we do not see.” (Hebrews 11:1) Belief helps us find solutions we crave, such as the unconditional care of a loving God. In my life faith also adds purpose and a cause worth standing for when chaos… Read more »

Fun Fuels Grace and Stokes Curiosity

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Grace is a bit like castles in the sky when we build, dream, and play as children do daily. Childlike play flings open gates into grace so that simple belief becomes love’s warmth, as it did in the fort we constructed to transform Nana’s living room for the day. Yesterday… Read more »