lessons learned: caring for the root bound

"You are root bound," she said.  "Your prayer needs to be, 'God, give me a bigger pot.'" That's what my counselor said to me Tuesday, and it has resonated with my spirit ever since.  Given how I love to blog about creation and spirituality, I have fallen in love with this metaphor and its connection … Continue reading lessons learned: caring for the root bound

coming up through the cracks

With the onset of Spring, I've noticed several plants coming up through the cracks.  In the midst of a busy sidewalk or rocky wall, there grows a bit of Life that has settled in and announced, "I'm here to stay."  She does not ask for much, just a bit of sun, nutrition, and water, all … Continue reading coming up through the cracks

the “isness” of others

O Creator Lord, let me feel the "isness" of things and people, without resistance, without trying to impose my own pattern upon them or exploit them for selfish ends. Let me welcome them, enjoy them, value them, love them, for what they are and for what they are becoming through your creative love. ~George Appleton … Continue reading the “isness” of others