Right where you are

It's amazing what resources you have. Wherever you are, and, wherever you find yourself planted, may you flourish. Your capacity to overcome obstacles is amazing.  And, I believe in you. Look at how far you have come. We need to be reminded and encouraged to persist and to not give up. Walking recently by the bay, … Continue reading Right where you are

5 Easy Peaces

  5 Easy Peaces: 5 steps to peace by Nellie Lauth, MSW $10.00 Available now at Amazon, this is a simple guide to practicing peace in busy times. This is my first response to the violence in our world. May you have peace now and always.

May your burden be light

Whatever burden you carry, bring it love and it will bring you the same. May you hold all the decisions, duties, and tasks lightly and gently. No matter how scary or how difficult it appears. There is much to be done; let us do it together and as one, in love.  

In the Name of Love

Since February 14th, I have been devastated, I have to admit. It was Ash Wednesday and Valentine's Day when one of the greatest atrocities was committed at a school in Parkland, Florida. It has taken me all this time to sit with this and prayerfully ask, "What is my response? What am I called to … Continue reading In the Name of Love

Open

May your heart open and may you be happy. May your mind open and may you be tolerant. May you find reasons to love yourself  and all those around you. Always. In love.

The posture of peace

A 12 year old girl brought a loaded gun to a school that went off accidentally and hits other children.  12 years old.  We won't count all the school shootings now. We won't allow ourselves to dissolve into a shouting match of blame and anger.    Let's just be with this for a moment.    Let's … Continue reading The posture of peace

Breakthrough

Don't give up on yourself or your dreams. Don't compare yourself to anyone else or to what you perceive she/he has that you do not. Don't do this anymore. Instead, look and see where the light comes through those old wounds built upon false ideas of your brokenness.  You are not broken. You are not … Continue reading Breakthrough