What’s so hard about giving grace?

April 22, 2024
I'm not sure I ever understood what giving grace really meant until recent years. It means giving someone: the chance, the time and the ability to make mistakes...

This might be a life-changing perspective

December 28, 2023
This compelling piece by an anonymous writer was posted by a friend and is a brutally real perspective on life. Life-changing. And an inspiration for living. I'll say...

What to do when you’re faced with broken trust and be...

November 5, 2021
Betrayal. It's a pretty big sin. And a few years ago, someone I was close to betrayed me in a pretty big way. I don't find that many things inexcusable, but this was....


December 21, 2017
To understand everything is to forgive everything. ~Buddha I'd love your thoughts on this in the...

Making sense of a puzzling legacy

August 7, 2017
I've been sorting through boxes of artifacts of my life, the things that I assumed I'd use for writing fodder in my senior years.  As the years passed, I envisioned my...

Cayce on forgiveness

March 13, 2016
The Meditation Room at the Edgar Cayce A.R.E. in Virginia Beach is a beautiful place. While visiting last year, I noticed little paper scrolls in a glass bowl with an...

Forgiving the unforgivable

March 1, 2016
We're a society that likes revenge and retribution. Although horrible things happen in the world, seemingly unforgivable things, many religions ask us to...

When someone hurts you

December 22, 2015
The realization that another person wishes to harm and hurt you can not undermine genuine compassion--a compassion based on the clear recognition of that person as...

Forgive everyone

December 5, 2015
This made my brain hurt....

Hurting people

February 26, 2015
People who hurt others are hurting. These days the deep questions of life and death are sitting front and center in my life. Serious and important things. But like...

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