Arrived by the water yesterday in a town known for things completely unrelated to spiritual growth. Think: celebrities, beaches and excess wealth. It is always good to be here because of the company I join for 48 hours of learning and ritual and commiseration. I am overwhelmed with THINKING and it is good.
I think about connections. Connections between beliefs and actions. How “do as I say, not as I do” is a very bad model for transforming the world. So, confession time: I read trashy celebrity news. Sometimes even pay directly for a magazine with nothing but gossip and innuendo between the covers. I mock the rich and famous for their human frailty. And freak out at the thought of being judged myself for my many flaws and sins. I’m thinking a lot today. And it’s not really fun. But it is a growing discipline. To get into better alignment as the Lenten Challenge deepens. Alas, it’s not so pretty.
Writing Prompt: When I think about ____________I try to _________________