Tag: art

lessons learned: the mosaic of brokenness and wholeness

This coming Sunday, a dear friend and I will be co-leading a “Longest Night” service.  Designed for healing and peace, this worship opportunity is often offered on the longest night of the year, the night when Darkness wraps her arms around us and holds… Continue Reading “lessons learned: the mosaic of brokenness and wholeness”

lessons learned: brokenness like a mosaic

This past weekend, I was given the gift of a spiritual walk with God.  While it occurred within a community setting, the focus was on my own connection with my faith and how it shapes and reshapes who I am. A very powerful part… Continue Reading “lessons learned: brokenness like a mosaic”

lessons learned: planting seeds and permission granted

Be gentle with yourself.  You are a child of the universe no less than the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here. ~Max Ehrmann One of my greatest pleasures is the first day I plant seeds in their jars.  It… Continue Reading “lessons learned: planting seeds and permission granted”

prayer card: joy

As a part of my faith journey, I sometimes spend time meditating through art instead of writing.  My spiritual director introduced me to the concept of prayer cards a few years ago, and it has become one of my favorite spiritual practices.  I find… Continue Reading “prayer card: joy”

taking a garden stroll: relaxation for the homesteader

It’s only a week after Spring Break, and I’m already dreaming of the sunny Saturday and Sunday that we are promised this weekend.  I went back and re-read this post to remind myself that I don’t have to wait for Spring Break to have… Continue Reading “taking a garden stroll: relaxation for the homesteader”

thrifty thursdays: egg cartons

Ok, so school systems and child care centers have begun avoiding recycling egg cartons because of salmonella issues, but how many years and years and years have folks recycled these great containers without getting ill?!  If you’re concerned about food poisoning, this post is… Continue Reading “thrifty thursdays: egg cartons”

meditation card: journey