Category Archives: Journeys

Journeys: Life–Now

“Life is available only in the present. That is why we should walk in such a way that every step can bring us to the here and the now.”  Buddhist Teacher, Thich Nhat Hanh I have a tendency, especially during … Continue reading

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Journeys: Life together

Thirty-two years ago today, I entered the sanctuary of the small church that I grew up in from a side door and stood at the front, surrounded by as many people as the building could hold while Lydia and her … Continue reading

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Journeys: Impedimenta

Impedimenta is the Latin word that means “luggage.” Impedimentum means that which entangles or hinders the feet, and the plural form impedimenta comes to mean luggage, or baggage.   It’s the stuff one travels with. If you’ve made a trip with more … Continue reading

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Journeys: Transformative Journeys

Barbados, like all Caribbean destinations, is extraordinarily naturally beautiful.  The landscape, the beaches, the sea – all breathtaking.  Twenty-one years ago I had occasion to travel there for a professional assignment, and, although I didn’t realize it at the time, … Continue reading

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Journeys: Thirsty

Life on earth began in water, and all life on earth depends on water.  Our emergence from and reliance on water is one of the most tangible and deepest connections between all manner of life – from humans to puppies … Continue reading

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Journeys: Your Stepping Stones

A vision takes you somewhere. Thoughts become things. Without a vision, the people perish. If you can ask the question, on some level, you already know the answer. These are all statements from a variety of sources that, for me, … Continue reading

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Journeys: Be and Do

One of major crossroads in human life that we might look at and call “spirituality” includes all the places that bring us to this consideration:  what is the difference in what I do and who I am? We do live … Continue reading

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Journeys: First Day of School

Today in Georgia, and soon all over the country, children and young adults along with their teachers will be returning to schools for a new academic year.  As a a teacher, I have been back at work for a week … Continue reading

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Journeys: Trips and Journeys

Three times in recent months I have had to travel around the US, mostly for professional purposes, but also involving some time for leisure.  I have come to know about myself that when a trip is pending, I become anxious … Continue reading

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Journeys: Where Are We Going?

When you set out on a physical journey, it helps to have a destination in mind, to know where you are headed so that you can recognize when you’ve arrived.  No matter how long the trip or circuitous the route, … Continue reading

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