Monthly Archives: November 2017

Nonjudgmental Mindful Awareness

This month we explore the theme of Mindfulness. Mindfulness is a spiritual practice with Buddhist origins; it invites us to focus our attention on the present moment with non-judgmental awareness.  Mindfulness is an important theme to explore in November. Holidays such as Veterans Day and Thanksgiving encourage reflection, a mindfulness of gifts, sacrifice, joy, and … Continued

Critical Moment of Conscientious Discernment

On Oct. 1, I discovered the vandalism of the road sign and theft of the Black Lives Matter flag, contacted the Times Herald Record and wrote a statement and posted it on That afternoon a story was online and the next day it was in print. John Kinney wrote a press release and several … Continued