Monthly Archives: May 2017

The creating, animating power

I’ve been writing about emotions and the freedom we have to welcome emotions as messengers that guard our wellbeing. But new questions arise. What is the relationship of emotions to spirituality? Can we talk about spirituality in as concrete terms … Continue reading

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The two guardians of our relationship with the world

I’m writing about our emotions as messengers that guard our wellbeing. I observed that joy lifts us and sadness sets us down. If we look deeper, within sadness is the energy of connection that pulls us toward one another, our … Continue reading

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Touching something fundamental about the way life is

I’m writing about four emotions we all know but may frequently puzzle over: sadness and joy, anger and fear. The four are linked in life-giving ways. But it’s the link between sadness and joy that helps us really see our … Continue reading

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The “Strange Angels” of Our Inner Life

Kelsey Hart’s homily at Church of the Holy Family on April 30th resonated deeply, especially her observation that after his death, Jesus’s disciples’ feelings must have been “all over the place.” I’ve spend a lot of time with emotions all over … Continue reading

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