Once upon a time, in what feels like a galaxy far, far away, faith was about love, compassion, protection, and building each other up. Those things create a quiet, personal righteousness. But now a loud, public righteousness is fueled by anger with no room for forgiveness or redemption. Passover and Easter symbolize the power to […]
In chaos, find wisdom from within. I met the White Buffalo Calf Woman and she was very reassuring. A zoom meditation took me and others on an inner journey to hear what she had to say. I am stressed and discouraged from the daily negativity of politics, and I find solace where I can. To […]
Suzette here. I’ve been attending different meditation circles, and one woman said that she received a message from Mother Mary. Whether you believe the vision is real or not is not the point. The message itself is profound and thought provoking. When I asked permission to share it, the woman was afraid of hateful feedback. […]
The pandemic continues. Inside-the-house-time translates to inside-of-ourselves-time, and for me, the longest self-reflection period ever.
(Photo of All Hallows Roman Catholic Church, my childhood parish. From San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library. http://www.sfpl.org/sfphotos When all the shouting’s done, humble goodness shines forever. Temporary power and posturing are empty calories that disappear. But quiet strength continues to nourish decades later. I remember Mercedes, an old woman whose last name I […]