{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, […]

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 for […]

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 old […]