Food for Thought

GRIEF STAINS EVERYTHING   If we could learn to think better, we can ultimately learn to live better. It is crazy to see all of the beauty that comes from incredible pain. Life is unpredictable, but it does not mean we are powerless, or we do not have many options to create meaning and find […]

The Role of Free Will and Choice

This week I had been thinking of the people I encounter that are hard on themselves in some way. There is this underlying feeling of stress and pain driven by disappointment in themselves, anger at themselves, or constant belief that they are inadequate. I believe we can all relate to this on some level.   […]

An Open Letter

We are all looking forward to living life after the pandemic. Exactly when that is going to be, none of us really know.   Shoes are mentioned often in the bible, usually symbolizing our direction and life path. We wear them to protect our feet from the elements when the ground beneath them is too […]

The Role of Free Will and Choice

1 Corinthians 16:13, NIV: “Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong.”   I am sitting here staring at this post begging God to put into words the impressions on my heart. Let’s talk about courage.   What does it take when we choose to engage in a better world? […]

Food for Thought

Sunday Soul – Lutions   The sharpest weapon we have against anxiety, negativity and stress is our ability to choose one present thought over another. Right now, is an opportunity to invest in the little things that matter most.   The goal is to change your response to what you can’t control; to grow so […]

An Open Letter

We will all face death and judgment one day. The stress of our souls comes from our awareness. There is life after this one, and we need to prepare for it.   Inner peace is something incredibly hard to achieve, even to explain. You have to train your mind not to be phased by something […]

An Open Letter

  The Storm Rages On   The noise of the storm Has become much too loud Consider the stirring The rage of the crowd We can’t underestimate All that goes on   It isn’t the first time Sadly It won’t be the last History repeats itself If we haven’t learned   Our time is limited […]

An Open Letter

Hang in there!   The Novel Corona Pandemic is a thief. Among the things it snatches away are the connections that feed passion, contentment, belonging, and all of the other variations of love. Families are separated, cities and towns are silenced, and places of worship are locked.   In a time of distancing due to […]

An Open Letter

I am an Overcomer, but I have help.   The goal of Sunday Soul-Lutions has always been and is a weekly reminder for all of us to remember:  You are not your behavior. You are not your struggle. You are not your worst mistake. You are not your past. You are not what has been […]

An Open Letter

Every single day of the year, we are being sold happiness. It does not matter whether it is in the form of a pill, book or holiday. The underlying idea is the same.   The problem with happiness is no one knows what it is. It is intangible, even a little mysterious. Trying to be […]