Soul Seeing: As is common in depression, I often struggle with feelings of worthlessness; even so, my faith tells me time and again that I am worthy because God says so.
Soul Seeing: The more we learn from and about animals, the deeper grows our respect for the sanctity and interrelatedness of all life.
Soul Seeing: The word reach means to stretch out, extend or arrive at, and it marks an evolution through the stages of life.
Soul Seeing: Because I believe in the victory of beauty, I have walked the Good Friday Pilgrimage for Peace sponsored by the Benedictine Sisters of Erie, Pennsylvania, since 1980.
Soul Seeing: I have taken it upon myself to declare three new saints (sans money, miracles, and a lengthy process). They all reside in the land of fiction.
Soul Seeing: My anxiety for our country deepens into heartache as I contemplate the executive order that targets Syrian refugees asking to resettle here.
Soul Seeing: My devout Catholic mother confidently advises prayer and reflection as a means of clarity. It took me a long time to realize what that means.
Soul Seeing: My drug of choice, TV, lifts me out of this lousy world, at least for a little while.
Soul Seeing: My son's first mother taught me what it means to lay down your life for those you love.
Soul Seeing: The integration of indigenous wisdom, typically associated with a deep love for the natural environment, is hindered by our unexamined religious attitudes.