From Analysis to Action

A creative expression from a purpose workshop lead by Vidette Vanderweide. The Joyous Living Journal, July 2nd installment is titled From “Analysis to Action”.  It mentions, “Alchemy doesn’t just look at what’s at hand and analyze it; it uses what’s there and transforms it into gold.”  When we are moving through something that is a…

The Lure of the Physical

Don’t mistake the reflection of the moon for the moon. The lure of the physical or “Don’t mistake the reflection of the moon for the moon.” I didn’t make that up … it’s something I saw on Facebook. It resonated with my reading of The Edinburgh Lectures on Mental Science that I am studying for…

The Lure of the Physical

Don’t mistake the reflection of the moon for the moon. The lure of the physical or “Don’t mistake the reflection of the moon for the moon.” I didn’t make that up … it’s something I saw on Facebook. It resonated with my reading of The Edinburgh Lectures on Mental Science that I am studying for…

The Gifts of Acceptance and Gratitude

gaining a new perspective on acceptance and gratitude I’ve been all over the place this week … or at least that’s how I feel. Digitally and physically I’ve not been at home. Between housesitting and a dead harddrive I’ve been a displaced person. The change of scenery, routine and habits has been a nice little…

The Gifts of Acceptance and Gratitude

gaining a new perspective on acceptance and gratitude I’ve been all over the place this week … or at least that’s how I feel. Digitally and physically I’ve not been at home. Between housesitting and a dead harddrive I’ve been a displaced person. The change of scenery, routine and habits has been a nice little…

Smile

A simple way to put a smile on your face: Draw a smiley face on something.  Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy. -Thich Nhat Hanh Today’s installment of the Joyous Living Journal is titled Smile. Sometimes my daughter will put a…

Smile

A simple way to put a smile on your face: Draw a smiley face on something.  Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy. -Thich Nhat Hanh Today’s installment of the Joyous Living Journal is titled Smile. Sometimes my daughter will put a…

Fully Present In The Eternal Now

Today’s entry in the Joyous Living Journal speaks of being fully present. What a coincidence! On Monday nights I have just started taking the “Thomas Troward: The Edinburgh Lectures on Mental Science” a class facilitated by our very own Rev. Bruce Fredenburg. We have a dedicated group and more are welcome to join us as…

Fully Present In The Eternal Now

Today’s entry in the Joyous Living Journal speaks of being fully present. What a coincidence! On Monday nights I have just started taking the “Thomas Troward: The Edinburgh Lectures on Mental Science” a class facilitated by our very own Rev. Bruce Fredenburg. We have a dedicated group and more are welcome to join us as…