The Soul’s Anthem, A Step Away

Prayer is poetry, the soul’s anthem, walking on air. ——G. Hill Tranquil walks return us to conscience streams of connectivity: The one verse. ——G. Hill As you start to walk on the way, the way appears. ——Rumi Prayer is a surge of the heart, it is a simple look turned toward heaven, it is a…

Waxing Crescent: Where Dreams Linger

We are like the crescent moon, half here and half somewhere else. ― Meeta Ahluwalia, (adapted) (Note: Tonight’s Moon Phase is the Waxing Crescent Moon) We’re not human beings having a spiritual experience. We’re spiritual beings having a human experience. ——Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. In mysterious vessels, my spirit flies, half here, half somewhere else….

Seasons in Concert

Seasons are like a musical score With Spring as opening cellos, Summer’s a melody we cannot let go And November a splendid crescendo. Winter peals her silvery flute, Echoes of Christmas chimes, Lilting miracles taking root, All in three-quarter time. ——G. Hill For you shall go out in joy and be led forth in peace;…

January: In Appreciation

Thank you, January, For your quiet clarity That exists. Allowing The pretzel in me To gently untwist, Finding balance and lift, Mind, body and spirit, A winter’s kiss. ——G. Hill And thank you, January You are opportune, To hitching a ride On your dream balloon. – —-G. Hill We are never too old to set…

2022, Let us Begin . . .

Thank you for a year of kind and thoughtful comments, and most importantly, for being part of a caring community, sharing spirituality and hope, born from grit and grace. It is a time for hope, and yes, a time for prayers. May you find safety on your life journeys. We are traveling today. Send a…

Ring in the Blessings

Let us be a blessing to each other in times of need. For it is written, whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered. —–Proverbs 11:25 Cool Water We thrive on capacity. Inexhaustible elasticity, When we Ring chimes of gratitude, Swelling with fortitude. Ever hard the climb, We offer…

Seek First to Understand: Part Two of Good Habits (and more)

If there were a list of the Seven Habits of Successful Societies, or the Seven Habits of Happy Marriages, I wonder which will be most needed. Would you suggest these? The Habits of Highly Successful Teens, 4-7. HABIT 4: THINK WIN-WIN is about having mutual respect and mutual benefit in all interactions. It’s a mindset…

Good Habits: Attire for the New Year

Christmas presents us with time to reflect. It is a gateway for the new year, opening a new and vital mindset of resolutions. I bought the book, The 7 Habits of Highly Successful Teens, by Sean Covey for the teens in our family. I wrapped it last, giving me more time to read and digest…

A Little Leaven

A little leaven leavens the whole lump. ——-Galatians 5:9 “From little things, come big things,” his father used to say. This is the heartwarming story of Airman Gail Halvorsen, The Candy Bomber, as told by Tom Brokaw with a little help from the Morman Tabernacle Choir. Be sure to watch the entirety. It is worth…

Christmas Ease

I think of the days following December 25 as “Christmas Ease”. A time for the deep reflection, A time to ease into quietness Of what we hold dear– Thoughts of Faith, Hope and Love, Enough to season The coming year. ——-G. Hill According to the sources listed below, Today is the third day of Christmas,…