Autumn Customs Make Right with Relationships

Autumn Customs Make Right with Relationships

This is the time of year when there is no shortage of things to write about in regard to anything that has to do with food. This week particularly has interesting cultural events. Mabon is officially on September 22, which also marks the Autumnal Equinox. This timing...
Balancing Chakras with Colorful Food Choices

Balancing Chakras with Colorful Food Choices

Last week was a tough week. However, much of the fracas with the week could have been spared had we slowed sooner by choice, rather than by necessity. One of the calamities was my coming down with “shingles.” It’s everything that has been said about it.  I chose to go...
Facing Fear With Courage

Facing Fear With Courage

Angst over America’s election – local, as well as state elections – has been fed by fear. There’s been a considerable amount of bullying to get people to join the fear train. This morning I spent time praying and meditating on the future of our...
Meraki: Soul, Creativity, or Love in Any Culture

Meraki: Soul, Creativity, or Love in Any Culture

First published in The Franklin Journal I came across a new word today. Well, new for me. I may try to use it daily, I love it so much. The word is “meraki” [may-rah-kee]. It’s a Greek word, derived from the Turkish “Merak”, for which there is no direct English...