I'm not sure if you know this about me or not, but I was adopted.My parents picked me up when I was 4 days old in Memphis, Tn.I'm telling you this now, only because my mom and I had a conversation about it the other day....more
Callie,   Thanks for your heartfelt, Christian post. This may not be something that you are ... more

Why I've Been Avoiding My Spiritual Community

For the past 10 years, I've been a part of a spiritual community that both nurtures and inspires me. I have been an active volunteer in this congregation. I have felt strong connections to the people there. I married my husband in the sanctuary. A few years ago when asked in a meditation workshop to close my eyes and think of a place where I belonged, it was the building where this congregation gathers that came into my mind.So why haven't I been there in several months? ...more
Rebecca, What an insightful, moving post. It's a lesson in resilience, too -- sometimes you have ... more