Monthly Archives: January, 2015

Finding your true self…and cookies

Why do I drive two hundred miles just to spend a day not talking to anyone? Well, it’s mostly the cookies. Mercy Center, the place I go for my monthly silent retreat, has really good homemade cookies. Also, I love the napping. I’m not really a napper during my ordinary day at home, but something …

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Rampant Fear and Anxiety: Part Two — Solutions

In my last blog we looked at many possible reasons people live with anxiety and fear. No matter what the cause, we need to find some solutions to these issues. Here are some ideas that were shared with me as well as some of my own. No one should have to live with debilitating fear and anxiety. …

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Rampant Anxiety and Fear — Part One

Revisiting this post from last year at this time. Still a very relevant topic! Last week I had the privilege of being with a group of 10 twenty-somethings for a retreat. At the end of their time we were talking about what they had to go back to, and I was surprised to learn how …

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Welcoming 2015 as a Starfish

I, for one, am glad to say goodbye to 2014. It was a tough year for me: losing my mom, losing a job I have loved for most of my adult life, losing a sister-in-law who was way too young to die. It was a year of loss and grieving. It’s hard to put a …

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