The only way to love everything about your life – even when you’re in an emotionally or spiritually dark time – is to learn how to see the light that already exists. There are no shortcuts, tips or tricks when… Read More »3 Ways to See the Light – Echoes of Flickers
Last week I wanted to tell you something funny. I wanted to lift your spirits, make you laugh, help you endure the storm or drought or whatever season you’re in. So I wrote How to Be Bald and Happy ~… Read More »The Nun Who Imagined Sex ~ Echoes of Laughter
I stumbled across a real-life Spectacular Spectacular in India, from January 23-27! It’s more formally known as the Jaipur Literary Festival — also dubbed “The Greatest Literary Show on Earth” and a “sumptuous feast of ideas.” My travel guidebook says it’s the “world’s biggest free literary festival.”
How do you experience God’s presence or hear His voice in Scripture? What is lectio divina, and how do you practice this type of prayer in a group or by yourself? These five steps of lectio divina are clear and simple. They’ll help you hear the Holy Spirit, meet God in Scripture, and discern the presence of Jesus Christ in your life.
This morning I was walking backwards up a hill near my house. It was 5:45 am and still dark…except for the big bright full moon. What a clever moon! Last week it was just a crescent, rising and shining above the stained glass windows during Sounds of Silence (Do You See What I See? Echoes of Pleasure).
My newest, most favorite way to pray is to hold a situation or person lightly in my hands. I gently cup it and sit beside Jesus. Shoulder to shoulder. I lean against Him, feeling His solid warmth and powerful presence. I don’t ask for a specific outcome or pray for anything in particular.
I missed writing to you yesterday! I had to take my dog to the hospital. Poor little Tiffy (our 7 pound bichon/poodle mix; her picture is below) has been struggling with intestinal issues for several months. After lots of tests,… Read More »Reviving Your Spirits – Echoes of Life