This dark image of Lady Liberty is a challenge to face our country's dark history and heal our nation's wounds. We do that by renewing our commitment to live up to the ideals enshrined our our Declaration of Independence, our Constitution, and that beautiful poem by Emma Lazarus.
It may appear that I'm just getting rid of excess stuff, but there's more to it than that. Decluttering can be a profoundly spiritual act. I am letting go of that which no longer serves me.
Just a quick post to let you know I have not disappeared.
March is coming in like a lion, with another winter storm forecast to bring more snow tonight. But today it was mild, almost balmy, so I took my dog Charlie to the beach for a romp and a swim.
The little sparrow reminds us to embrace our common nobility, pull together, and not lose hope that We the People will triumph.
"Make everything you do a prayer." I don't know if I heard that somewhere, or if it came from within, but I love it. Prayer, for me, is simply a spiritual communion with the Divine.
A little levity for your Friday...
What is Wisdom? To be wise is to have the power of discerning and judging properly what is true and right. To me this is the essence of the spiritual journey - developing and exercising the power of discernment.
I don't know that this image is laughter inducing, but it is smile inducing, and that's a start. Cats and coffee - a winning combination!
This image brings to mind John Lennon's Imagine and the idea of daring to dream of the world we want to create. What if we take it a step further? What if we dare to create the world we dream of?