Finding Balance

Finding Balance

I keep running into discussions about balance. A recent church service was titled, “Balancing Act.” The quote on the order of service was from Albert Rubinstein: “There is no formula for success except, perhaps, an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings.”...
Have Good Sentences in your Ears

Have Good Sentences in your Ears

Be a good steward of your gifts. Protect your time. Feed your inner life. Avoid too much noise. Read good books, have good sentences in your ears. Be by yourself as often as you can. Walk. Take the phone off the hook. Work regular hours.  Jane Kenyon These wise words...
Come Home to the Present

Come Home to the Present

  Thomas Merton says that that there are “possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment,” and encourages us to embrace them with “courage, faith and hope.” I wrote about that last week. Thankfully, there is also rest in the...