Month: October 2014

A Should-Free Zone

“Rachel, what are you pretending not to know?” Several years ago I had a wonderful mentor who refused to answer my questions or give a stitch of advice.  Whenever I was circling around the same question and tripping over the same pile of it, he would invariably ask me; what are you pretending not to …

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Pick up your mat and walk.

…My heart is moved by all I cannot save: so much has been destroyed I have to cast my lot with those who age after age, perversely, with no extraordinary power, reconstitute the world. An excerpt from “Natural Resources”, by Adrienne Rich There’s an interesting little story in the New Testament of the Bible about …

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What’s in the bag? Still holding on to those emails? Me too. No judgement here.

This Saturday, Oct. 11th, 9a.m.-noon is the fall Daily Bread Yoga retreat at Philo Presbyterian, in Philo, IL.  The theme is “Make Like a Leaf & Let Go!”. Through the practice of yoga and personal reflection we are going to take a peek into our baggage & consider all the stuff we  carry around; expectations, …

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