Sent to you with Love

Return to the Lake

  Dear Friends – This amazing prayer comes through the ministry of Mercy by the Sea in Madison, CT. It is sent to you, with love, on this day. Through their newsletter, online and in-person programs and retreats, MBTS offers consistent and beautiful reminders of…

August 1, 2020

It’s Not “Just a Number”

Glimmers

  Dear Friends, I never understood what people were referring to when they offer this platitude on the subject of age. “It’s just a number,” they would say and I would wonder, “Yeah, but it’s still the number of years I’ve been alive, right? …

July 30, 2020

Dear God, Please Bless America

Glimmers

Dear Friends,                                                                                     …

July 3, 2020

“The Mountain is Out”

Glimmers

  Dear Friends, My heart aches. Oh, it’s been a glorious June in New England, the temperature has warmed up, roses are lush – birds are happy, and so am I. At the same time, my heart aches as I experience the serious divide…

June 26, 2020

The Web of Loss, The Web of Hope

Glimmers

Dear Friends, My work in grief ministry has given me the opportunity to observe very personal, and at the same time, “universal” responses to loss. And into that mix, I bring my own unique experiences of loss. One thing that is painfully clear, losses…

May 30, 2020

Living Inside of Change

Glimmers

    “So on this meaningful morn, we mourn and we mend.                                                        Like light, we can’t be…

May 19, 2020

Pondering Hope in a Time of Loss

Glimmers

Dear Friends, I share here a recent blog that I wrote for Mercy by the Sea Retreat and Conference Center. We are working together to create an afternoon of connection and healing, and you are invited.  Details follow for our live, virtual gathering on…

May 6, 2020

Everything is Harder than It Used to Be

Glimmers

Dear Friends,                                                  The finches’ yellowness increase day by day. Their morning visit to the silo of seeds is filled with…

April 22, 2020

I Am Enough

Glimmers

  “This is preeminently a time to tell the truth, the whole truth, frankly and boldly….Only a foolish optimist can deny the dark realities of the moment.”      Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Inauguration Address, March 4, 1933 Dear Friends, I heard these words from…

March 22, 2020

Remembering my Dad

Glimmers

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March 2, 2020