The Tale of the Ends

In one final ritual of the holiday season, I took down the Christmas tree today. It’s January 7th, 2022, as I begin writing this. It’s such a mundane task, and it seems like it always goes quicker than putting it up. I like to listen to music while I do this. It’s a task IContinue reading “The Tale of the Ends”

A Spiritual Revelation

I’m lying in my bed. It’s night time. I’m awakened by the sounds of rain, pounding harder by the second on the roof and against my window, and then suddenly, that sound is punctuated by booming thunder and bright lightning. The thunder is so monstrous that it shakes my room. It’s accompanied by an equallyContinue reading “A Spiritual Revelation”

The thing about omens…

Do you believe in omens?  I do believe that the universe sends us signs at times to guide us to make better choices. And if I really trusted these initial signs, maybe I wouldn’t have married my husband. Hear me out on this… After my husband proposed, we set to planning our nuptials. We traveledContinue reading “The thing about omens…”

The Church of the Sunday Long Run

One of the few things in life that is certain is change. One of the biggest changes in my adult life that I could thankfully control is my decision to leave the church. As far as wellness is concerned, some might consider leaving organized religion a ding in my spiritual journey. However, I’ve found itContinue reading “The Church of the Sunday Long Run”

On Spirituality…

On Spirituality… When I wrote my first blog post, I quoted the definition of wellness from Miriam-Webster:  the quality or state of being in good health, especially as an actively sought goal. I also discussed the various facets of wellness. It’s not just about your physical well-being, but also social, spiritual, emotional, and environmental factors.Continue reading “On Spirituality…”