This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for your support of kindism.org. I don’t remember where I first came across Nadia Bolz-Weber‘s work. It may have been on Twitter, where I follow a wide range of people of various faiths and backgrounds, it may have been on Facebook where I think Libby Anne of Love, … Continue reading Sinners, Saints, and an Exploration of Lutheranism
This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for your support of kindism.org. I’ve recently had the opportunity to “put my feet up and take it easy” (Doctors orders, my how far modern medicine has come, and before anyone speculates, I’m not pregnant) so I’ve been working my way through a massive stack of books (I … Continue reading Pure of Mind, Body & Spirit
Last month I laid out some ambitious plans to get my life on track in 2019, some of those things are going better than others — I’m remembering to take my multi-vitamin, but “meal planning” (even with an app) has failed. Meals are happening, but that’s more because I have a well stocked pantry (and … Continue reading February – it is February right?
A series of unfortunate events at the turn of the new year led me to take up strength training two mornings a week with a personal trainer. It has been a surreal experience, I’m shocked how much I’m enjoying it, and I’m becoming incredibly aware of my body in aways I wasn’t before. I’m aware … Continue reading Passive Awareness of the Body
Another week, another meal train. More meals made for a family that is not my own. Another night of pasta and whatever vegetables we happen to have in the fridge for dinner so someone else can have a freshly made pot roast and veggies or baked ziti and a salad. Brownies for dessert, something chocolate … Continue reading I’ve “done enough” and I’m going to do more
I’m thankful to live in a community that, when you have to make a phone call saying “This family has been displaced, and lost everything to the horrific natural disaster” the immediate reply is “What can I do to help?” Once the needs were known, people followed up with concrete action: bringing meals, helping to arrange … Continue reading “You’ve done enough.”
Steadfast I stand in the world With certainty I tread the path of life Love I cherish in the core of my being Hope I carry into every deed Confidence I imprint upon my thinking These five lead me to my goal These five lead me to my existence Rudolph Steiner Image via wikimedia – Edwin … Continue reading Steadfast I stand in the world
Musings on Michaelmas, inner darkness, and dragons This fall marks three years since I was first introduced to the festival of Michaelmas, and I find myself processing my feelings around the issue. My children love stories about dragons, and most of the books we have on their shelves come to a harmonious conclusion where the dragon(s) … Continue reading Misunderstood Dragons
In case you missed it, Parade had an interview with Ellen — “Ellen DeGeneres Talks Feelings, Fun and Finding Dory” in which Ellen discussed her Christian Science upbringing, describing her childhood upbringing as: … a very conservative home. My father was a first reader in the Christian Science Church, which is similar to being a … Continue reading “that’s not Christian Science” – yes, it is, this is how it is practiced
A few quick links Principia is in the news again, for all the wrong reasons A member of the ExCS Facebook community was interviewed for a podcast (#277 Religious Abuse) (more about the FB community and the related FB page) Really fabulous take on the Myth of Safe Spaces… Divine Love is everywhere. How can you escape omnipresence?