Benevolent Detachment

Benevolent Detachment

by Cathee Poulsen A term I’ve come to love and use daily. Benevolent Detachment. What exactly is that? Though I’m a voracious reader (read 37 books last year), I don’t think I’ve ever posted a blog that is a book review. Until now. I’m not writing this because I read a great book and want […]

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Unhindered

Unhindered

by Cathee Poulsen That’s it! My word for 2022. I’ve been searching for two weeks, working with phrases (Make my path straight) and single words  (arrive, complete, finish), knowing that my mandate this year is to finish writing my memoir. But there just wasn’t a that’s it feeling that I had the right word yet. This morning […]

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Celebrate Your Creative Self

Celebrate Your Creative Self

by Cathee Poulsen It’s been such a very long time that I’m ashamed to show my face here. I guess plagues have a way of cutting off the faucet to creativity. Unless your name is Sue Riger who has seemed to crank out dozens and dozens of paintings including this one pictured here, which she […]

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Necessary Endings

Necessary Endings

by Cathee Poulsen It all began about a year ago. Late December 2019. A sinking feeling that it was time to let some things go. To walk away from what seemed good, purposeful, and satisfying in many ways. Which only made the decision harder. Have you ever struggled with a decision like that? Knowing that […]

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Living in Holy Uncertainty

Living in Holy Uncertainty

by Cathee Poulsen Holy uncertainty is the capacity to live with a very loose grip – or no grip at all – on our plans and, more important, on the outcomes of our plans, because our security is rooted in a relational connection to God, not in a false sense of control.   ~John Mark […]

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