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Commitment 2017

For years I haven’t made New Year’s Resolutions. Never could live up to them. Usually had forgotten the resolution by February. But I’m all for setting measurable, accountable commitments. Right now I’m working on my Commitments 2017. Just last week I received an e-mail invitation to Run the Year 2017. It invites me to run/walk […]

Posted on December 29, 2016 at 6:00 pm by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Affirmation, Commitment, Energy, Grounded, Joy, Prayer, Praying, Zeal · Tagged with: , , , , ,

Haggling with God.

Haggling is not my thing. That’s probably why I love Hafiz’s poem “Manic Screaming”. We should make all spiritual talk Simple today: God is trying to sell you something, But you don’t want to buy. That is what your suffering is: Your fantastic haggling Your manic screaming over the price! Rings true to me. The […]

Posted on November 29, 2016 at 11:48 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Commitment, God, Grounded, Humility, Oneness, Peace, Prayer, Praying · Tagged with: , , , , , ,

Return to Running…and to Prayerful Life.

Thanksgiving Day I ran the Georgetown (TX) 5 Mile Turkey Trot. First road race in quite a few years. June of this year I posted the previous Prayerful Life piece. Today then marks the first post in several months. I began running in 1980. In 1999 I began praying with something near the fervor of […]

Posted on November 26, 2016 at 2:36 pm by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Commitment, Energy, Gratitude, Happiness, Inner Peace, Intention, Joy, Prayer, Praying · Tagged with: , , , , ,

Morning Prayer: 42/100. The Glutton Squirrel.

Squirrel Glutton hung upside down from the bird feeder chain and gorged on seeds. When I walked out on the patio, Squirrel scooted up the chain, along the limb, up the trunk. He eyed me from a fork in the tree trunk. Just his ears, eyes and nose in sight. Squirrel’s steady gaze said, “You […]

Posted on June 21, 2016 at 5:23 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Beauty, Commitment, Gratitude, Happiness, Life, Prayer, Praying, Prosperity, Strength, Thanksgiving · Tagged with: , , , ,