A Mermaid in the Making

“My dove is hiding behind some rocks, behind an outcrop of the cliff. Call to me and let me hear your lovely voice and see your handsome face.” Song of Solomon 2:14 I wonder whether there are times, spiritually speaking, when the Bridegroom hides. My mother’s recent comment on my post “Embracing Emptiness,” reminded me of …

The Missing Element

We humans were never intended to walk through this world along. Now, I’m not talking about the blessings of family and friends, which, of course, soothe our souls in hard times and elicit laughter in times of emotional bounty. Nor am I referring to the benefits that connection with our creativity can bring. Neither am …

The Bubbling Spring of Creativity

Creativity is like an underground spring; if it’s plugged in one place, the water will bubble up in another. Often this occurs when and where we least expect. Recently this happened to me. I felt stifled and sad due to some difficult circumstances, so I returned to one of the activities that brings me joy—a …

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