Tag: freedom

lessons learned: craving winter

For the past two weeks, I have been working in Wisconsin, in the middle of 2 snow storms and frigid temperatures, and I have loved it.  Seriously.  I don’t know if my soul has just craved a real winter for so long that it… Continue Reading “lessons learned: craving winter”

love does that

All day long a little burro labors, sometimes with heavy loads on her back and sometimes just with worries about things that bother only burros. And worries, as we know, can be more exhausting than physical labor. once in a while a kind monk… Continue Reading “love does that”

honoring Rosa Parks on the anniversary of her 100th birthday

Today, I am thinking about a woman with quiet fortitude who made up her mind and did away with fear.   Ms. Parks’ nonviolent action included no words, just a commitment to peaceful change.  May we all be touched by her life and the example… Continue Reading “honoring Rosa Parks on the anniversary of her 100th birthday”

lessons learned: Franciscan blessings, hide and seek, and grace

A Franciscan Blessing May God bless you with discomfort, at easy answers, half-truths,                                                                                                                   and superficial relationships So that you may live deep within your heart. May God bless you with anger at injustice, oppression, and exploitation of people, So that you may work for… Continue Reading “lessons learned: Franciscan blessings, hide and seek, and grace”