What’s happening with The HeART of Spirituality?

Several months ago my good friend Peggy Arndt, who is also a retired psychotherapist, suggested we collaborate on blogging the tips, tools and techniques for health, happiness & well-being we have accumulated over… Continue reading

The HeART of Spirituality – Finding Balance

How can we find balance in the chaos that surrounds us?  This was the question at the recent HeART of Spirituality workshops held at Tapestry Unitarian. “As ye have faith so shall your powers… Continue reading

The World Interfaith Harmony Week

“God has created the world as one—the boundaries are marked out by man.” ‘Abdu’l-Baha, the Baha’i World Faith I was heartened by the response of people of all faiths, believers and non-believes alike,… Continue reading

HeART of Healing – Mind, Body & Soul

Physically, biologically anger and fear create a neurochemical cascade from the brain to the body triggering powerful stress responses. These two emotions interfere with physical healing and are incompatible with spiritual healing.  … Continue reading

A Frankly Freddie Thanksgiving

Dear Human Beings, (I know, I know this is posted on my other blog “Curious to the Max” but I must say thank you to those of you who are only subscribed here… Continue reading

How art mirrors life

Haven’t posted in quite a while as I’ve been smushed, smashed and trashed with a fibromyalgia flare-up and have not had much energy.  Periodically, I  post my own art work on Curious to… Continue reading

The HeART of Spirituality – Journey from Dark to Light

Here’s a synopsis of what we explored at the last HeART workshop at Tapestry Unitarian (scroll down for the pictures): No one like to hear this, but pain is a necessary ingredient for… Continue reading

God’s Art – Pointillism

“Each of these 48,741 dots represents a galaxy. Each galaxy is a collection of billions of stars. The stars themselves trap untold planets, asteroids, and possibly even life in their gravitational clutches.” “But… Continue reading

The HeART of Spirtuality – Power

The word “Power” conjures up many thoughts – from ruthlessness to ritual to right action.  When I explored the idea of power in relation to my own spiritual Baha’i belief is that I’m… Continue reading

HeART Workshop

A WONDERFUL group at Tapestry Unitarian for our May HeART of Spirituality & Wisdom.  Talked about how to break into the trigger of emotional memory to help with mindfulness and not getting hijacked… Continue reading

Nala Knows

This little black teacup poodle is on a mission.  She has had no training as a therapy dog, but she knows what she’s doing and where she’s going, and she has free run… Continue reading

The HeART of Spirituality Workshop – Mindfulness

It was a WONDERFUL group that gathered at Tapestry Unitarian Church.  Everyone made a collaged Contemplation Card.   The focus for this card was all the attributes and qualities you like about yourself.… Continue reading

A Mini Musing on Fear & Faith

I was inspired by this quote from John Steinbeck.  It also serves as an explanation and apology for what I write today: “But sometimes in a man or a woman awareness takes place… Continue reading

Painting Hope

Attended a painting workshop today at Art & Creativity for Healing a wonderful non-profit. Painting is done very rapidly so that intuition rather than artistic skill is the focus.  And it’s hard to… Continue reading

Humans are beginning to grasp the truth

“It is not only their fellow human beings that the beloved of God must treat with mercy and compassion, rather must they show forth the utmost loving-kindness to every living creature. For in… Continue reading