Goodbye Mr. Lennon

38 years ago today, a deranged man walked up to perhaps the most talented singer/songwriter there ever was….and blew him away in the doorway of his NY City apartment building. Time stopped for me that day. It was the first death that I experienced of a loved one. The first time I was personally affected…

The Pleasure Principle

Today, in Yoga class, I was given a “truth bomb” card. It came from a stack of cards with various messages on them. The one that I got today blew my mind- because it was PERFECT for where I am right now in my journey. It said this: “Pleasure is Power”. I shared this thought…

I’m With the Kids

I am continually and pleasantly surprised at the compassion and awareness of the Middle and High School kids that I work with at church. These kids are up on things and very aware of what is going on in their world. The things they have to be aware of are so much more serious than…

Radical Rest

  Today is my Sabbath. A new concept for me that I am trying to honor, but one that actually goes back thousands of years. The meaning of the word centers around the idea of rest and worship- a time to renew, re-connect and restore. With our Creator, with ourselves, with our joys and passions.…