Posts tagged Contemplation
Who Are You Now?

I have had a wonderfully surprising week.  Pathways of Grace is going through a time of evaluating how best to use the space and what looking at what is needed to allow everyone to listen deeply to their lives.  When we teach Deep Listening we always begin with asking everyone to listen to their own lives first.  We truly can’t hear another without first listening to ourselves.

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Living From the Inside Out

Last week I had mentioned that social heretical living involved living from the inside out. As I think about this image I only have to go as far as my laundry to get a tangible example. As I look at my inside out clothes what I see are seams and threads, off colors etc. This is not what I would want to present to the world yet without those elements there would be nothing for the outside world to see.

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You Can’t Unfriend Everyone

Have you ever had a day where the overload of people at the Holidays is too much?  Too many people at the store, on the roads, at functions and events. This month has a lot more relational activities for many than the rest of the year. Extra effort is put into connecting with people who haven’t been a regular part of our lives. And this is a lot when these are the people who are cared about—but what about the people that just drive us nuts? 

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Techno-Contemplation

This week my life has been filled with technology in one form or another. What is your relationship with technology? Love it? Hate it? Does it suck you in or give you a headache?  Whatever we think about it, it is now a part of our existence. It has added a layer to my life. For example, my debit card had an attempted hack so it was cancelled and I have been chasing down all the places that my card is used with auto pay. My router was changed so I had to reinstall all my gadgets. Registering for a class at Pathways of Grace is online. Taking Miss Grace to the Vet is now all automated paperwork, and the list goes on and on.

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