Reflections in the Mirror – You and Yourself

Seek the blessing in every gathering. . .

I led a retreat this past week end at the Hazelden Renewal Center in MN.  The topic was Cultivating Hope In All Our Affairs.  Twenty-eight of us gathered and gently moved forward in our thinking, our personal explorations, our willingness to be intimately vulnerable and open to the vulnerabilities of […]

The success of our relationships depends. . .

The success of our relationships often depends on our willingness to detach from the behavior of others.  How often have we thought, “If only he or she would . . . ”   I spent many years quite certain that if others would only change, I’d be happy, free from […]

Cultivating hope in ourselves and others is a worthy endeavor. . .

Get a small notebook that you carry with you everywhere and be ready to use it. Begin noting how others on your path demonstrate their hope.  Do this for a month.  Imitate them, in fact. Keep track of the times you extended love/hope to some one else over a seven […]

Some suggestions for creating an interesting day, every day. . .

1.  Look carefully at all the people you interact with over the next few days.  Take a moment at the end of each day and write down some reasons you think certain people crossed your path. 2.  The people who trigger anger in us are teaching us the most, some […]

Well, with help, I did it. . .

My first You Tube is now available on Google, thanks to a very good friend.  We always second guess ourselves, don’t we.  My first reaction was surprise; my next reaction was: My hair looks awful!  And then I had to strain to hear it.  Obviously the volume was turned down […]

Being focused on any one else . . .

Being focused on any one else will prevent us from doing the work we are here to do. It’s far too easy to sit in judgment of others, to criticize them silently or audibly.  It has become important to me to remember that every person alive has a very specific […]


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