Tag: Barbara Johnson

lessons learned: spiritual spring cleaning

I wrote this one several years ago and am a few weeks late posting it this year.  It is always a good reminder for me, perhaps even more than 1x per year. ~cameron   Some think it’s holding on that makes one strong; sometimes, it’s… Continue Reading “lessons learned: spiritual spring cleaning”

lessons learned: spiritual spring cleaning

On this first day of Spring, I’m reposting today as a reminder of the benefits of a good Spring cleaning–domestically and spiritually. ~cameron Some think it’s holding on that makes one strong; sometimes, it’s letting go.  ~Sylvia Robinson Last night, I was reading a… Continue Reading “lessons learned: spiritual spring cleaning”

John S. Hoyland’s prayer~a pathway of peace

From this fog-bound Earth of ours We take refuge in you. O rest of our souls, Escaping like birds from a broken cage To the keen, clear air, and the sunny uplands Where you dwell, and with you Find release from meanness of spirit,… Continue Reading “John S. Hoyland’s prayer~a pathway of peace”

lessons learned: cleaning out the closet

Some think it’s holding on that makes one strong; sometimes, it’s letting go.  ~Sylvia Robinson Last night, I was reading a meditation on the freedom of letting go.  Barbara Johnson shares this analogy: “Letting go is like cleaning out your closet.  You may not… Continue Reading “lessons learned: cleaning out the closet”