Your Experience, Strength and Hope

Another You Tube has posted. . .

I did another You Tube recently.  And like the last time, I  waited with trepidation to see if I could get it uploaded properly.  After a few attempts, I did.  I’d love it if you tuned in.  Google You tube: Another Visit With Author Karen Casey.  It should pop right […]

There are many miracles in one's life. . .

The Miracle of Sponsorship My more than three decades on this spiritual path have convinced me there is a mystical element in sponsorship.  Sponsoring someone means to guide them, to offer one’s experience, strength and hope, and to be available to simply listen when there is a need.   And […]

We are exactly where we need to be. . .

I just returned from a wonderful experience in Augusta, MO.  I have been facilitating a writers’ workshop at the F.R.E.S.H. Renewal Center for 9 years and each time I think, “How could it ever be better than this?”  Once again, we closed the event on Sunday with tears streaming down […]

The decision to experience peace is the first step. . .

I was rereading something I had written in the late 70’s and it reminded me that I have been saying the same thing for years but unfortunately not always remembering to live the words.  In the Today’s Gift message from Hazelden today, my book Each Day A New Beginning was […]

Change of any kind requires commitment coupled with practice. . .

Are you currently trying to make any kind of change in your life?  Perhaps you are trying to commit to an exercise program or take time for daily prayer and meditation.  Maybe making a life style choice about eating healthier foods is at the top of your list of desired […]

Hopelessness need not be a condition without end. . .

There are innumerable personal situations that can cause creeping hopelessness.  You have been diagnosed with a terminal illness with only months to live or a parent dies unexpectedly.  Maybe your troubled teenager is on the run again and you feel you have no where to turn. The job you have […]

Mary in the Morning. . . with Heather Daniels

Just wanted to alert you all who are reading this that I will be on the above named show that will stream on the web www.1067youfm.com from 6:30 to 7 AM Eastern time on the 15th.  If you are up that early, tune in.  The show is out of Traverse, […]

Hope can be cultivated. . .

Exciting news, every one.  My newest book: Cultivating Hope, is being shipped to stores as I write this.  You can call Hazelden too, at 800-328-9000 or go on amazon.com where you can see inside the book.  I am so happy it’s getting released a bit earlier than expected. Current economic […]