Monthly Archives: March 2013

Embracing Obstacles and Openings

I love the out-of doors, hiking, biking, walking.  If you spend time on pavement, trails, or hills, at some point you encounter obstacles.  An obstacle:  a thing that blocks one’s way or prevents or hinders progress.  Over the years I have … Continue reading

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Embracing the Sacredness of Life

Have you experienced something like the following?   You are friends with someone or you are in a working relationship with someone and initially all is well. The other person is supportive, encouraging, complimentary, –and there is mutual support, etc.–then without explanation something happens.  They are … Continue reading

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Embracing The Path to Forgiveness

A couple of years ago I came across quotes on forgiveness while preparing for a talk.  They speak well about the journey of forgiveness. “Forgiveness is a willingness to abandon’s one’s right to resentment, negative judgment, and indifferent behavior toward … Continue reading

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Embracing Contentment

“Our hearts are restless until they rest in you, oh, God.”  Saint Augustine of Hippo knew this many years ago.   Hearts throughout the ages have experienced this feeling.  Our hearts are restless unless they again find their home in the Divine Embrace.  Ralph … Continue reading

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