Standing in the Stream

“Knowledge knows that a tomato is a fruit, Wisdom is not putting it in fruit salad”[1] Knowledge is knowing that righteousness is doing the right thing, Wisdom is loving with whole mind, heart, and soul. Life has often been thought of as a journey, and we imagine it as a path or road. Suppose itContinue reading “Standing in the Stream”

Manna

Despite my crankiness, I am nourished by manna, and today, I have happiness. “When they measured it… the one who gathered much did not have too much, who gathered little did not have too little.”[1] Grumbling and grumpiness are expected. Still, complaints are heard and prayers answered, but misuse will spoil the gift and ruinContinue reading “Manna”

Eye of the Beholder

Youth is wasted on the young speaks an oft-told separation between undone and being. Undone relates to the heart being identifies age – both are unfulfilled and real. The former embraces trust the later lacks some judgment – both encounter change and chance. Bounded by space and time, the young get old regardless and thenContinue reading “Eye of the Beholder”

Mindfulness

Reflection is in solitary – wholeness for the self. Transcendence is for community – oneness in the other. Exploring the darkness despite fear… expectantly waiting. Imploring the lightness for respite peace… without demanding. Contemplation centers – twisting and turning mind and body. Rumination rounds – pushing and pulling  soul and heart. “Oops” affirms accountability andContinue reading “Mindfulness”