Everything is Connected

CONNECTIONS Everything is connected is really quite an amazing statement. Over the years we’ve talked a lot about how people are intricately connected to each other.  It’s pretty mind boggling to fathom with our limited capacity brains. And yet, we all stand in total…

Smiles are Contagious!

Smiles are Contagious! This week I have been reflecting on what it is that makes me smile. My husband lost his oldest brother, 81,  last weekend after battling Parkinson’s Disease for over 20 years.  His disease was caused by exposure to Agent Orange during…

Breath of Life

Breath of Life …we come into our life as a tiny baby launched into taking that first breath. As we leave this temporary body… we take that last Breath of Life! Baby Jesus did the same long ago. Every human being that has ever…

Emmanuel God With Us

In July I received an email from Geoff, our associate director of worship at our wonderful church, Winnetka Presbyterian Church.  “We are already thinking about Advent here at WPC during these hot July days! One of our hopes for Advent 2019 is that our…

LIGHT is a Reflection

   “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” ~ Edith Wharton  We are all heading into that beautiful holiday season that is full of beautiful moments, emotional remembrances, new encounters with “old” family and…

The GIFT of Thanksgiving

Gifts arrive in some very unique packages. Many are placed in our paths to open without the use of our hands at all. In fact, the holiday of Thanksgiving can be it’s own unique gift unfolding every minute of our day. Our minds often…

Spiritual Evolution…Expand the JOURNEY

“Spirituality for me is recognizing that I am connected to the energy of all creation, that I am part of it and it is always a part of me.” ~Oprah  The Wisdom of Sundays Pg. 12 My life has taken me in some amazing directions…

Fall NEWSLETTER 2019

Fall, 2019 NEWSLETTER   What’s HAPPENING  at the Light GAP? Happy FALL everyone! Depending on where you are, fall is already beginning to show at least some of it’s “beauty” that  shows up every year! Our Earth’s place in the Universe shows how it…

Our EXPANDING Universe

We are in a Universe that helps us every step of the way when we allow the opportunity to come into our lives! We sometimes feel like we are “between a rock and a hard place”  as the saying goes! Fear can move in when…

Looking at LIFE…The Close Up Picture

Looking at LIFE…The Close Up Picture It’s never easy to look closely at our OWN lives. Somehow it makes us nervous, we let fear creep in. We are often wondering if we somehow didn’t live up to the expectations of God, our church or…