Letter to My Children

My Dear Children,The language of the heart is so limited when it comes to expressing in words, written or spoken. What my heart longs to tell you would be much better done in person, alas, our time is yet to come. I sense you want reflection sooner than that.I can’t tell you what choices to…

Picking Up The Phone

... <img border="0" height="256" src="https://thisomglife.files.wordpress.com/2019/11/4a8e0-img.jpg's more like my ego-personality craves soothing. But, those moments in silence within...are always calming and centering for the entirety of my being. Two days ago I experienced a wonderful meditation...one of those where you quiet yourself to the point of very relaxed breathing and almost no thoughts floating by on…

Morning Senses

I cannot sleep And so up I go To sit at Your feet once again Or did You Call me by teasing my mind awake, OMG? Life is such a precious gift And I, the receiver of it, the blessed one. You, the Giver of such bounty Adorning me with the riches of breath And…

New Life

OMG, how You capture my delight! One day at a time, You bring me new pleasures, new vistas Another day in paradise, unfolding before me Even the moments when my heart contracts, I see You And Your hand in the beauty that is Everything You bring me Whatever It Is, It’s You…I always say. Whatever.…

In The Waiting…

. Divine Mother... You bless this life so, all that I desire, You give. I ask, and I have received over and over again until there is little left to want. I listen and I listen to hear what You ask of me. I want more than anything to Know what You ask of me.…

Morning Re-Membering…

 This is my morning meditation today as I re-member myself to God through time spent in the wee hours alone...reminding myself that my mind needs to hum with the song of God as it's non-stop background, in order to stay open and present amidst the whir and blur of daily living. Without this, it is…

The 49th ThanksGiving

ThanksGiving... Thinking about all that there is to be ThankFull for... More than I could even begin to fathom, much less find words for... Life, breath...people, bounty, beauty, opportunity, choice. What a trip this Life is that You have gifted me. What a Journey! A Pathway paved with gold...strewn with rose petals, Left as breadcrumbs…

Happy BirthDay!

Today is my 49th BirthDay...I call it my 7 times 7. This is an auspicious BirthDay for me...a time to review and renew. Most folks look at the big-oh's (30,40,50...) as turning points. For me, they go in 7 year stints. So, as I prepare to move forward...I also look back. These are some of…

Midland Lutheran College Alumni Choir

* * * * * * *Hello to my many extended family members through the choirs at Midland Lutheran College. It was such a blessing to see and hear you all again at the Midland Lutheran College Alumni Choir Reunion in April of 2008! I cannot express the depths to which your singing touched my…