Sunday Meditations: Why I Love Mary

Mary was named National Geographic’s Most Powerful Woman of 2015, and while I don’t “worship” her the way some religions do, I revere her. I always imagine the type of young girl she must have been, to be chosen to raise the most extraordinary man and influence the world has ever known. Sometimes I feel very inconsequential, […]

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Sunday Meditations: Lift

What if your neighbor asked you to take twenty minutes one night to help him? Would you? But what if he asked you every night following? With no end in sight? Would you be willing to do it? “The more we serve our fellow men in appropriate ways, the more substance there is to our souls. […]

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Sunday Meditations: A Thorough Scrubbing

This week my friend wrote to me saying, “I am going through a thorough scrubbing right now – mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and physically.” He’s been stressed with work, volunteer responsibilities, and physically exhausted from years without quality sleep. All week I pondered the phrase, ” a thorough scrubbing.” I read this note again the morning my husband […]

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Sunday Meditations: Following Your Bliss

Last week I spoke to a man who is part of a service organization called “The Wood Ministry.” The group chops, delivers, and stacks wood for people in need. Last winter it was so cold and snowy in New Hampshire that this small band of volunteers cut, delivered, and stacked 30 cords of donated wood – and it […]

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