Posted October 28, 2017 in Sacred Stories

Comcast

Sacred Stories

The Comcast technician was hooking up internet at their new home. She mentioned having lived in their previous home for 40 years.

“Where was that?” he asked, seemingly just small talk.

“On Lincoln Avenue. Just south of Glenlord Road. Did you ever notice the Johnny on the Spot Window Cleaning vans […]

Posted October 21, 2017 in Sacred Stories

White Doves

Sacred Stories

She was trying desperately to get to see her grandmother before she passed. On the highway she drove into a flock of white doves. She felt profound peace and she had the thought that her grandmother had passed.

And she had….

These are sacred stories. Pay attention to happenings in your […]

Posted October 14, 2017 in Sacred Stories

Guitar

Sacred Stories

Her dad loved playing the guitar and he had always encouraged her to learn to play. She was not at all drawn to it.

When her dad passed, he left the guitar to her.

A few months later, she felt compelled to pick the guitar up. She felt so close to […]

Posted October 7, 2017 in Sacred Stories

May 20

Sacred Stories

It was not the one they thought they wanted, but she called the number on the “For Sale” sign in the front window as her husband walked around the outside of the manufactured home. The man who answered the phone said he could be there in about ten minutes.

“This was my […]

Posted September 30, 2017 in Sacred Stories

Electric Heater

Sacred Stories

A woman and her husband and 1 year-old daughter were refugees. They had escaped Communist Poland and had made it to Germany but were living in one classroom in a condemned school. There was electricity but no running water or toilet or heat. They had only a thin mattress pad on the floor. […]

Posted September 23, 2017 in Sacred Stories

Pauline Court

Sacred Stories

She had kept the interfaith menorah with the tall glass oil lamps in her basement for 12 years. Made especially for them by a Carmelite nun, it was a very powerful presence for their interfaith fellowship but the center where their group met had closed in 2005. Downsizing her home now there was […]

Posted September 16, 2017 in Sacred Stories

Newsletter

Sacred Stories

Taking the mail out of the box, her eyes landed on the name and number of her friend on the back of the newsletter. Her friend’s husband was quite ill. She picked up the phone and made a call.

“What led you to call today?” her friend’s voice was quivering.

“I […]

Posted September 9, 2017 in Sacred Stories

The Shack

Sacred Stories

The end of the movie really didn’t make sense to her, so when she took a friend who was having some very hurtful family dynamics to see it (thinking it would be healing for her) she was also looking forward to having an opportunity to maybe understand that last scene.

When she […]

Posted August 26, 2017 in Sacred Stories

Dr. Flamm

Sacred Stories

He had finally been able to see a doctor and he now had a diagnosis and a prescription, but he was incarcerated and denied pain medication. He knew people in prison often faked pain to get drugs, but he knew this pain was real.

He continued to report severe discomfort. He finally […]

Posted August 19, 2017 in Sacred Stories

Stanley Steemer

Sacred Stories

The carpet cleaning company her husband had called days ago had still not returned his call. They needed to get the carpet in the house they just purchased before moving stuff in from their current home to get it staged. Expressing her angst, the man they purchased the new home from told her […]