Prayer as poetry

It’s been a while since I have written a blog, but it’s been a lovely time to reflect. And most of my writing has gone into articles for the Christian Science Monitor, which you can find here. This morning my prayer took the form of a poem… which even rhymes… It’s been long time since I wrote poetryContinue reading “Prayer as poetry”

Curiosity – good or bad?

“There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” As Shakespeare so eloquently put it… and so it is with curiosity. As a professor and abroad director, I hoped to instill a sense of curiosity in my students… what I hoped for was to see a sincere desire to learn more aboutContinue reading “Curiosity – good or bad?”

Words and their meaning…

To those leaning on the sustaining infinite, to-day is big with blessings. I love digging into words and pulling apart sentences with definitions to get at a deeper meaning.  I set about to start rereading and studying one of my favorite books by revolutionary feminist author, Mary Baker Eddy – Science and Health with Key toContinue reading “Words and their meaning…”

Soccer breaks through barriers

FIFA World Cup soccer (or football as most of the world calls it) is one of my favorite events and I look forward to it every four years.  This year, while I was telling my five-year old nephew about it, I pulled out an old atlas and found a map of the world.  I showedContinue reading “Soccer breaks through barriers”