When I need to Forgive Myself: Soul Sculpting Project

 When I Need to Forgive Myself: Soul Sculpting Project Ever accidentally injured or killed a pet? If you have, you’re not alone. I have done it more than once. Goldfish, a beloved hen, and our family dog. The dog was the hardest. He was 19 years old, nearly deaf and nearly blind but still happy…

The Important Business of Rest and Recovery: Soul Sculpting Project

The Important Business of Rest and Recovery: Soul Sculpting Project As I was milking Bridget in the barn I glanced up and noticed the Norman Rockwell calendar picture for the new month.  A businessman was locking his office door with a mischievous smile on his face. The sign he had left said,”Gone on important business”….

Soul Sculpting: When Frustration Takes Over: Six Tactics to Take Control

Soul Sculpting: When Frustration Takes Over: Six Tactics to Take Control You’re finally in your car driving home. The meetings today did not go well. Time is short and the stakes are high. Children are at risk. Your clients are making poor decisions.   As you replay the conversations in your mind, your frustration begins to…

Soul Sculpting Project: Unhelpful Thoughts? “Drop It” 

Soul Sculpting Project: Unhelpful Thoughts? “Drop It”  Where does your mind like to go when you let it wander? I took a long easy drive today to check out the snow level at the ranch. Bumpy–go slow– dirt road, no traffic. A drive I have done many times. This is an invitation for my mind…

Soul Sculpting Project: Imagining Stories to Connect with God

#7 of Seven Ancient Christian Practices for Connecting with God Soul Sculpting Project: Imagining Stories to Connect with God Pilgrimage  Jerusalem 384 AD  Egeria knew the story well. On this Holy Week in this holy city  she heard the story read again and she re-lived it. Egeria sat in a cave where Jesus had met…