I was asked to do a reading about my family’s experience with organ and tissue donation for the Institute for Spirituality and Health. (That’s my sister, Julie, in the photo.) Click here to listen to the podcast. If you like what you hear, feel free to share. April is National Donate Life Month. Click here to… Continue reading A Reading for the Institute for Spirituality and Health
Happy New Year, everyone! I wanted to share a few sentences from Melody Beattie’s Journey to the Heart with you. This is one of my favorite books. It’s subtitled Daily Meditations on the Path to Freeing Your Soul. Each day contains a short, well-written, thoughtful message to contemplate. I love it and highly recommend it. Here… Continue reading Honor the Beginning
There’s a saying, “When a cardinal appears in your yard, it’s a visitor from heaven.” I was unfamiliar with it until it appeared, as one of those cheesy postcard-like images, in my Facebook feed. But for some reason, it made me pause. Lately, I have been inundated with red cardinals. Figuratively, anyway. I’ve been puzzled… Continue reading A red cardinal. A visitor from heaven?
Bonus post this week, inspired by a response I received to my post yesterday. A friend from high school, a nice fellow with whom I stay in touch through Facebook, reached out to me last night, offline, to very respectfully and compassionately suggest the answer to my searching is to find God through the Bible.… Continue reading What I want you to know about me
On our walk yesterday, I asked my husband, “Do you think I should write about it?” I was half hoping he’d say yes, half expecting he’d say, “I’m not sure,” which means no. Instead he responded, “Yes, but it’s definitely the most out there thing you’ve done, yet.” Then he laughed and repeated, “yet.” No… Continue reading Of all that is, seen and unseen
This journey has taken me many places, but ultimately it’s a journey to the heart. To my heart. As I described in my About section, Pique is a blog for those of us who are seeking personal transformation without personal tragedy. Those of us who have spent the first half of our lives achieving and… Continue reading Who We Are and Why We’re Here
I used to care an awful lot about wrapping paper, particularly Christmas wrap. I would pride myself on selecting just the right hand crafted papers from boutique gift shops the likes of Kuhl-Linscomb and Events here in Houston. I would pair them with fabric ribbons – never those store-bought, pre-made bows! – to complement our… Continue reading What matters.