Card Reading for August 24/25, 2021

YIN 2 Essential meanings:gathering information and taking in cues; the art of conscious allowing. The Oracle’s Message: This is a time of calculated receptivity as you gracefully await what is coming for you, ready to accept it when it appears. Yin does not involve frozen dreams or even resting, but rather consciously allowing things to flowContinue reading “Card Reading for August 24/25, 2021”

Faith Amidst Struggles, Regardless of Circumstances

I am reminded this day that the strongest of faiths can be built during the most trying of circumstances. I look back on my life and see that the times when my faith was bolstered the most was when life had dealt its harshest blows. Such is the way life works…such is the way faithContinue reading “Faith Amidst Struggles, Regardless of Circumstances”

Stop Wondering the “Whys” in Life…

I’ve had a lot of time to reflect here the past several weeks and a part of what I’ve learned is that I’ve had an insatiable desire to know “why” things in life have turned out as they have. I want to get at the root cause of things and be able to rationalize whyContinue reading “Stop Wondering the “Whys” in Life…”

Two Weeks Away from Social Media

Tonight I’m beginning a two week break from Facebook. I’ve once again realized how much mindless time I spend on it and think being away for a while will do me some good. I’ve left instructions on my page on how to access the daily posts I do for those who really want to continueContinue reading “Two Weeks Away from Social Media”

To Fast or Not To Fast…that is the question

As we approach the season of Lent, I ponder whether or not to take my usual sabbatical from social media, namely Facebook. I know that Lent 2021 will begin on Wednesday,¬†February 17 and ends on Saturday,¬†April 3. For the past several years, my “doing without” has meant I stay off all social media during thatContinue reading “To Fast or Not To Fast…that is the question”

Back on Social Media – The Hiatus is Done…

Yesterday was Easter Sunday and time to break my hiatus from social media. I had considered not logging back on, but after some deliberation and with the current state of social distancing, I thought it probably would be a good idea to go back. So a quick change from the all-black profile pic and coverContinue reading “Back on Social Media – The Hiatus is Done…”

One Big Thing a Day…

The days of quarantine continue to to trudge along. As I was telling my daughter, some days will be better than others. The past couple of days have been good ones and I’m trying to think in positive terms about the days ahead. Yesterday, I helped my daughter and her mother’s family and my sisterContinue reading “One Big Thing a Day…”

Daily Readings for Thursday, April 9th

Meditation for the Day All that depresses you, all that you fear, is really powerless to harm you. These things are but phantoms. So arise from earth’s bonds, from depression, distrust, fear, and all that hinders your new life. Arise to beauty, joy, peace, and work inspired by love. Rise from death to life. YouContinue reading “Daily Readings for Thursday, April 9th”

Taking Stock…the hiatus from social media and now a hiatus from the world as we know it

Who would have known or been able to even fathom we would be in the midst of a pandemic during the time when I had decided to take a hiatus from social media, namely Facebook and Instagram. So what at least at first was a break from one facet of life has become a hiatusContinue reading “Taking Stock…the hiatus from social media and now a hiatus from the world as we know it”