Category how can I find peace?
If we don’t make the time for listening to spiritual direction we probably won’t hear it.
So many of us lack the patience to wait for God. We lack contemplation.
Myss writes in Entering the Castle, “Contemplation . . . nourishes your soul. It stimulates your relationship with the divine.”
We are programmed to think negatively. Unfortunately we anticipate tragedy. We are hard wired to shift in that direction. So it does take an effort to be a strong and resilient person. I think the effort is worth it.
“Joy to the World” was playing on the car radio, but I did not feel any joy in my world. It was five days before Christmas – the first Christmas since my divorce and the first one I would spend without my children.
Habits Have Power I’m trying to create a few new habits. At my age (no, not telling you) it is no easy task. Benjamin Franklin was spot on when he said, “It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.” Have you considered changing a habit? You probably know what it is you […]
Keep the Bad Guys Away Related posts: From a Man’s Perspective, Dating Do’s, Your Emotional Equal Many girls and women seem to be programmed to attract the bad guys, the wrong guys. By wrong guys I mean men who aren’t good for them. They know the situation isn’t good, but they keep trying to make […]
Spend Some Time Alone Related post: Creativity in Solitude You may have noticed by now that I say a lot about being alone, solitude, or simply being by yourself. There is a good reason for this-no there are many good reasons for this. I’ve had forced time spend alone and I’ve learned the true […]
For Audio Click Below Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She has experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being the single head-of-household. As an educator in regular and special education for twenty years she knows a great deal about child development and how to handle kids. She is […]