Category Archives: inspiration

Awakening

FORGIVENESS   Forgiveness sparks the soul— when, in surrender, I find strength to freely give the love that God has given.   Love is for giving, unencumbered by condition— rendering blessed peace, relief from stirring hunger.   May we truly spend … Continue reading

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In Remembrance

Today is Chris’s birthday. He would have been 38. Our love remains, a golden thread spanning the ages. Chris journeys through the sheer glow of Heaven. A rock climber in life, he now climbs unbound. Happy birthday, dear son. I … Continue reading

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Following God

When attachment gives way to following, intimacy with the moment ensues—a sacred place, where meaning and purpose come through faith. Following sparks a wellspring in response to God’s calling: This is the unfolding to which I yield; tomorrow is unspoken … Continue reading

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Presence of a Son, January 17

Today, my son, Chris, would have turned thirty-seven. In the morning, I bought flowers and put them in a vase that Chris had given. Later, I stepped out for a walk, a glorious January day—windswept and brilliant. On the walk … Continue reading

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“All’s Well That Ends Well”

It started with a robbery in my Costa Rican home. The swimming pool worker called me outside saying, “Have you seen or heard anyone?” “When?” “Ahorita” (now)! A minute later we were walking together down to the garage, hidden from … Continue reading

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Standing Still

Living from the wellspring of the soul requires standing still—to know the truth of its resonance and wisdom. The soul is a wayfarer, bearing witness to experience, gently whispering:  Give life passage, living the freedom of love, holding the crossings of paths … Continue reading

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In Celebration

Eleven years ago, my son, Chris, died on a mountainside, pursuing his passion. On this anniversary day, I reflect on the blessing of his presence—God’s precious miracle. God may take a life but never the love, which is the gist of relationship. What … Continue reading

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