{a poem} Flat Forehead and a Smile

I look in the mirror, What do I see? To my surprise it’s a frown, staring back at me.   What’s this? I ask, How can it be? Unrecognizable. Foreign. Is that really me?   And those lines resting high, at the top of my face. They must come with that frown, defining its meaning,Continue reading “{a poem} Flat Forehead and a Smile”

A heart to heart conversation about Love and Santa …

As part of my daily meditation practice I stand in front of the mirror and ask God, “what would you have me know today?” The answer I received this morning was, “I want you to know that you are loved.” My initial response? “Oh how I want to believe that!” I wasn’t just answering forContinue reading “A heart to heart conversation about Love and Santa …”

What came to me in Silence about Gratitude …

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day in the United States, so I am not surprised that messages of gratitude and appreciation are overflowing my email in-box and Facebook Newsfeed. In reading the posts and emails, I realize that my perspective has shifted. These messages about the importance of practicing gratitude have changed for me. I still see the oldContinue reading “What came to me in Silence about Gratitude …”