Author Archives: empressrae
I am struggling with faith. I feel confused, frustrated, worried, scared and disappointed. I want to pin my hopes on something… anything. Instead, there is nothing in my life which seems certain or sure today. The whole thing is up … Continue reading
The nature of love is that it brings everything that is not love to the surface.- Dance with the Beloved, Paul Ferrini I think I should start with a big ‘ole disclaimer: I don’t actually believe in “not love.” I … Continue reading
All You Need is Love.
Lord, make me an instrument of your peace; Where there is hatred, let me sow love; Where there is injury, pardon; Where there is doubt, faith; Where there is despair, hope; Where there is darkness, light; Where there is sadness, … Continue reading
“I am the miracle.” – Buddha On March 23rd I celebrated 14 years free from alcohol and drugs. Each year when this landmark date passes I take the time to consider the journey. And it has been a journey. I … Continue reading
When I was 18, I was pretty much a loser. I won’t bore you with all the details but in a nutshell I was a strung out drug addict, in an abusive relationship, barely graduated from high school, living in … Continue reading
“In life, we each walk our unique path, and yet, our paths intersect; through time, circumstance, tragedy, accomplishment, and spiritual evolution.” – Rev. Joshua Reeves At church this month Rev. Josh has been focusing on intersecting paths, those places in our … Continue reading