Tag: stream of consciousness writing
Delving Deeper into Forgiveness
Soaring high on a radiant crest of inner joy and well-being, Feeling exhilarating freedom as I open into my true identity… … as a Child of God… … a perfect expression of His creative power and Love… … and connected through Spirit to all of Creation… Wanting this ride to continue forever, this wondrous height to carry me always, but I am dashed onto the unyielding rocks of my past, and left splayed and raw and oozing… … pain I thought I had healed, … tears I thought I had shed, … anger I tried to ignore, … and judgement I tried to hide. What message can I find in this pain? What lesson is there in this experience for me to learn? I thought I had forgiven my ex-husband and his wife for the pain […]
Can the Season of Winter Guide Our Inner Growth?
With the first significant snowfalls over the past week, it seems there’s no getting around it. Winter is here to stay in my part of the world… for several months. As children and youth celebrate the opportunity to play in fresh snow and to get out on snowmobiles, I mentally brace myself for the long months of freezing temperatures, windchill, and barren landscapes. I resign myself to going to work in the dark and coming home in the dark, and joking about feeling like a mole. But, is there another way to look at winter? Does it have to be a season to which we resign ourselves? Is it possible that winter can also be our teacher? Can we gain wisdom and understanding through observation and contemplation instead of perceiving it through jaded eyes? Winter is a time when much of the natural world lies dormant here… a time when seemingly nothing happens. Beneath a […]