Mindfulness 2

Once I bought a book on mindful writing at an excellent Christian bookstore. I didn’t look through it because of my intense trust in the organization by some well-known and trusted Christians. I was shocked when I started reading it, and I will have to confess I never...

Mindfulness

I have a wandering mind. I rarely live in the present because I am forever trying to figure out my past or worrying about my future. It’s crazy. A Harvard study discovered that most people spend 47% of their day with wandering thoughts. We are missing life. This study...

Aging and Relationships

One great thing about aging is we are finally aware of what really matters, and we can stop the façade we kept up to impress or advance in our worlds. Building our little kingdom doesn’t seem as important as building solid relationships and being “real.” The quality...

Mindful Anger

I don’t want to belabor this point, but there are many emotions with caregiving. The care receiver is losing their independence and watching and waiting as their cognitive and physical abilities dwindle. Fear, sadness, anger, and grief are a mixture of emotions...

Fasting

Fasting is one of those Christian disciplines I really feel foggy about the subject. I have tried fasting and read about fasting and participated in a forty-day fast, but I don’t understand the purpose. One time, I fasted every Monday from all food and spent the day...