Browsing Tag

gratitude

  • Life Musings, North America

    Landscapes

    The snow makes crunching noises beneath my boots. The air is crisp and when the wind blows, bitterly cold, burning my cheeks. There are no tracks. The houses in the neighborhood are…

  • Life Musings

    Grief, grace, and gratitude

    “I’m angry. I’m just really pissed off at the Universe right now. I’m just….mad.” I confessed this to a group of women (some of whom I barely know) recently. They watched with…

  • Faith, Life Musings

    Love Circles

    I have a secret. One I’m really excited and nervous about. A handful of people already know, but I think I’m ready to share it with you, too. So…here it is. Two weeks…

  • Europe, Life Musings

    Home is wherever I’m with you

    “Where are you from?” “Where is home?” I am asked the same questions over and over again by volunteers who are greeting refugees from places like Syria, Afghanistan, and Iraq who have just arrived…

  • Faith, Life Musings

    Playing with the Universe

    After a week of living in the clouds, the sky over Chicago  is blue as rain, the sun shining bright. Chicago, Illinois  The change happened suddenly yesterday when I was on the…

  • Faith, Life Musings

    Big Magic

    My friend Marina has been telling me to listen to the “Magic Lessons” podcast for several weeks. The other day she sent an email, telling an entire group of women, including me,…