Practicing Celebration: Week TWO: The 5 Minute All-ages Advent

Practicing Celebration: Soul Sculpting Project: Week TWO 5 Minute Advent Celebration A war zone, year 2006: Israeli women find themselves living in conditions that are threatening and uncontrollable. How do they deal with the anxiety? Some of the women choose to recite Psalms. Those that recite frequently have lower anxiety levels. Sosis and Handwerker (2011…

Soul Sculpting Project: Emotions: Two Tools for Taking Charge

Soul Sculpting Project: Emotions: Who’s in charge here, anyway? Who Done It? It’s late afternoon. You are driving home from a full day of meetings. The meetings generally went well, driving is easy today. You feel calm as you review the day. Then a slight unpleasant shift occurs. It begins in your digestive system. At…

Soul Sculpting Project: Put Some Awe in Your Day

  Soul Sculpting Project: Put Some Awe in Your Day I had taken one step out of my front door into the night when I froze in awe. The Milky Way stretched from from horizon to zenith and beyond. A wing of the Milky Way, that I seldom notice, spread out distinctly. Every light in…

Soul Sculpting Project: From Loneliness to Connection with God.

Soul Sculpting Project: From Loneliness to Connection with God January 8, 1930 “This, this has been the finest year of my life. And I have done nothing but open windows – God has done all the rest. There have been few, if any, conspicuous achievements. There has been a succession of marvelous experiences of the…