Podcast 156: Entering the New Year with Intention and Grace (Gem with Kathryn Carrington)

Jan 04, 2021

In this podcast episode, we are talking about easing into the new year with gentleness and grace. This is much needed after making it through 2020. What does 2021 hold for us? We don’t know what circumstances will arise, but, as always, we have a choice about what we think and how we act within every situation. So, let’s lean into some gentleness and grace.

For all of the complaining we can do (and rightfully so) about social media, I have met some genuine, lovely, heart-forward...

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Are You a Reservoir or a Canal?

Aug 17, 2016

We like to think of every person as a leader. We all have influence with others. But what enriches that leadership? What gives it substance? We love an ancient word of wisdom on being a reservoir from Bernard of Clairvaux, a 12th century French abbot who worked as a reformer of the Cistercian order:

“The [one] who is wise, therefore, will see his life as more like a reservoir than a canal. The canal simultaneously pours out what it receives; the reservoir retains the water till it...

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SLOW | A 5-Minute Retreat

Jul 19, 2016


Unhurried Living. Our name resonates with many people. We know, because we often hear, "Oh, I love that idea," or "I really need that," or "That sounds so inviting." It resonates because we are usually moving at a fast pace. In between day retreats or weekend retreats or vacations, we all live real and full lives. So, today, we offer a 5-minute retreat entitled, SLOW.

Take a few minutes, breathe and remember that God is with you. That is...

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