Archives for December 2014

I want to want the peace of God

(I’ve been taking some time off to catch up and reflect over the holidays. In the meantime, here’s an excerpt from my book of essays, Forgiveness Offers Everything I Want. Wishing you a 2015 filled with compassionate awareness of the ever-available choice to recognize and forgive ourselves for our addiction to special interests, thereby opening, […]

True comfort and joy

“This Christmas give the Holy Spirit everything that would hurt you. Let yourself be healed completely that you may join with Him in healing, and let us celebrate our release together by releasing everyone with us.” (ACIM Text Chapter 15, XI. Paragraph 3, lines 1-2) It can be hard this time of year with all […]

The two rooms

“Have I mentioned lately how much I just love Thanksgiving?” I asked, while standing at the kitchen sink, drying yet another drainer full of pots and pans. “The way it’s all about just being grateful for this wonderful world of ours. For the blessings of family, and friends, and food and, you know; God-damn pumpkins.” […]

Kryptonite

“Seriously?” he asked, eyes widening. I’d been filling my imaginary Jesus in on the events of the last few weeks. OK, months. OK, years. The video game of my so-called life that had been firing at such warp speed; who had time to talk things over with him before the next forgiveness opportunity appeared to […]