Category Archives: Storehouse

Storehouse: Right Here, Right Now

Don’t Make Lists Every day a new flower rises from your body’s fresh soil. Don’t go around looking for fallen petals in a fairy tale, when you’ve got the golden plant right here, now, shooting forth in light from your … Continue reading

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Storehouse: Spirit Meditation

By engaging in practices that strengthen our own inner presence as spiritual beings, we will approach others as spiritual beings. Robert Sardello, Silence: The Mystery of Wholeness The labyrinth has for many years now become both a symbol of and a … Continue reading

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Storehouse: Giving Thanks

Every year I write the “grace” that I then speak aloud at our Thanksgiving table.  I am inspired by many sources including, but not limited to Buddhist wisdom, Native American traditions, and Unitarian Universalist faith heritage. As I am composing … Continue reading

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Storehouse: Chanukah

Getting my chanukiah ready is my favourite part of preparing for Chanukah. It is made from stone and metal and has a small crack on the right side. It cannot be done quickly. First, it is unwrapped from the bubble … Continue reading

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Storehouse: Water Meditation

“A central component of spiritual life is recognizing that practice is not about ensuring that we feel secure or comfortable. It’s not that we won’t feel these things when we practice; rather, it’s that we are also bound to sometimes … Continue reading

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Storehouse: All Our Relations

Mitakuye Oyasin is a Lakota phrase that reflects the belief that all life is interconnected. Often translated as “all our relations,” I usually encounter this phrase at the beginning or end of a Lakota prayer, or other prayers written by … Continue reading

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Storehouse: Having Enough

“Enough is abundance to the wise.”  ~ Euripides  There is a commercial being broadcast currently for the Georgia lottery which dramatizes the absurdity of a couple who lament winning the jackpot when the prize was “only” fifteen million dollars.  It … Continue reading

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Storehouse: Of Knowledge

“There is no difference between living and learning… It is impossible and misleading and harmful to think of them as being separate.”  ~ John Holt In many ways modern technology makes our lives easier, but, somewhat paradoxically, it also adds … Continue reading

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Storehouse: Lion Hunter

This summer we adopted a pound puppy, about a year old. He’s sweet and goofy. The name “Moose” that he came with fits him well, so we kept it. When people ask what breed he is, my response has been … Continue reading

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Storehouse: Tell Me a Story, part 2

(Tell Me a Story, part 1 was published this past Sunday, and can be found here.) “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”  ~ Maya Angelou I love the stories that are a part of … Continue reading

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