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No excuses! Get to it!

September 6, 2010

I seem to be redirecting you to other sites lately.  Perhaps it’s because I’ve had so little time to sit down and be.  Although I’ve been having quiet time each day, the writing this last week has been focused on a sermon I gave yesterday at the Treasure Valley Metropolitan Community Church.  I’ve been invited by the pastor to be her backup when she’s not available or just wants a break.  I think I’ll start a new page to include my sermons for anyone interested.

In the meantime here is an extraordinary post sent to me by my friend Wendy.  Her friend Juliana wrote a powerful piece on how essential it is that we know ourselves: http://shaktimama.wordpress.com/2010/09/05/power-and-digging-up-the-deep-and-dark/.  So again, I will serve as a clearinghouse for the Divine Wisdom that’s spewing out of others.  It’s so wonderful to see and read and know that we are not alone in our searching and journeying.  If you ever hear or read me saying, “They’re doing their homework!” this post by Juliana is what I’m talking about.

We each must commit to doing our homework — daily, tirelessly, sometimes seemingly endlessly.  Our jobs collectively are to love one another — without reservation.  I’m not there yet.  Are you?  Well, if the answer is, “No, not really,” then get back to your homework.  And don’t whine about it.  Yes, it never ends; and yes, it’s hard; and yes, it hurts.  But it’s truly the only way the world will heal — for us to be completely unfettered in our ability to love each other — warts, mosques, addictions, bigotry, conceit, color, orientation, pain-in-the-assness, horrors, bullshititude and all.  No excuses! Get to it!

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7 Comments leave one →
  1. September 6, 2010 8:39 am

    “But it’s truly the only way the world will heal — for us to be completely unfettered in our ability to love each other.” I love you, Nancy!

    Love,
    Wendy

    • September 7, 2010 6:27 am

      I just woke up; came to my computer to check emails; and here is your comment. I’m smiling in every cell, muscle, hair and in my soul. I love you, too, Wendy. Nancy

  2. September 6, 2010 12:16 pm

    I Love this! My new word: bullshititude

    • September 7, 2010 6:30 am

      It’s yours! Oh, Arlene, Stuff (with a capital S) is running so far and deep and wide in me right now, it’s hard to not explode! I know you understand. Nancy

  3. planejaner permalink
    September 10, 2010 4:14 pm

    Lovely, Nancy…
    maybe not homework so much as soulwork…
    i am ever in it…thick like pudding.
    blessings, and love
    jane

    • nancy permalink*
      September 10, 2010 4:57 pm

      Pudding IS thick, and sweet and delicious. I’m glad we’re in this lovely stuff together!
      Love
      Nancy

  4. September 10, 2010 6:09 pm

    Just found your blog through Wendy–what a nice post to start off together with. Thank you.

    Katybeth

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