Category Archives: Living in the Moment

Forty More Days, Day 37–Palm Sunday Musings

And so it begins, the final week of Lent. It feels like it got here quickly, but a few weeks ago, it felt like it was taking forever. Such is the way it is with time, I suppose. I’m thinking … Continue reading

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Forty More Days, Day 27–A Single Step

Lao Tzu is quoted as saying, “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” I have taken many single steps on my journey, and I know I’ve traveled many more than a thousand miles. The other day … Continue reading

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Forty More Days, Day Two–A Time to Breathe

We are at the beginning of the Lenten season, but we pick up the story at the end. We’re watching Jesus’s life unfold as if we were watching a movie or a Netflix series in which we know the end … Continue reading

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Another Forty Days, Day 10–Embracing What’s True Now

The other day, my friend was¬†reminiscing about her days as an athlete. “I would run the bases so fast my arms were windmilling to keep me upright and running in the baseline. I was incredibly fast.”¬†My friend is not prone … Continue reading

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Another Forty Days, Day Five–Accepting What Is

“I can now see that the real challenge of surrender, for all of us, is not just letting go–but letting go of something we yearn for.” ~Mark Nepo Every morning I wake up early and, to the best of my … Continue reading

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Days of Waiting–Day Three: Why Wait?

You know, I just discovered that I spend way too much time waiting for perfection or inspiration or something external to spur me to write this blog. I wrote the first post in this series a little over two weeks … Continue reading

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The Next Forty Days, Day 11–This Next Thing

“If I can just get through this next thing, I’ll be alright.” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve used that phrase or something like it. I used it just yesterday when I said, “If I can get this … Continue reading

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