Category Archives: Blog

Hit the Reset Button

By Syndie Eardly   Put this at the top of your 2017 resolution list: I promise to hit the reset button every morning. Hitting the reset button means starting fresh every day, believing that you are loved unconditionally by the Great Creator, completely forgiven for everything in the past, and invited once again to participate […]

Heart Giving

Whenever you give, give from the heart! In this season of self-conscious generosity, we tend to see gifts as things, something that can be wrapped and ribboned; something tangible. Although very often the most appreciated gifts are those that cannot be unwrapped and opened, seen or touched. Easiest to see in older folks who already […]

Retreat Ahead

A dear friend reminds me occasionally that what she calls “nun-speak” or “sister-speak” is not clear to the average layperson. For example when we say “slide” meaning the cafeteria counter where food is set out for selection, all kinds of images may come to mind, but probably not the one that we intend. Come to […]

Oasis of Presence

Ivan came to work the garden this morning. “Your garden,” he said “should be called an Oasis of Love.” What a wonderful thought! I remember one of our guests saying recently that “Practicing presence is our ministry.” Perhaps all of Centering Space is an “Oasis of Presence” Practicing presence is acknowledging the hand of God […]