December 19, 2019

Gifts of Love and Praise

Last Sunday I drove away from the Unity Church of Merritt Island in total bliss. Why? Because I had spent the whole morning being present to the thanks and praise of my dear friend, Rev. Rose Whitham (who also, by the way, married Mike and me). It was her last service and her retirement ceremony from thirteen years as the minister of that church and, interspersed with wonderful music, there was time for sharing. Person after person got up — many in tears — to say how much she had touched them, inspired them, and changed their lives. So many personal stories of healing and transformation and, simply, love. Love for my friend and […]
April 4, 2019

Always Beautiful to Me

I have just left my parents’ house and, of course it’s time to go, there are things to do. But I turn around, walk back across the yard and into the house. Mom is still standing not far from the door.         Mom, the sky is so pretty right now, you have to come out and see it with me.  She smiles and says okay, and we walk outside hand in hand.   My mother has always loved beauty. She would point to pretty things, like flowers or landscapes or sunsets, and say, Oh I want to […]
January 10, 2019

Register for Women’s Retreat

Please print and return this completed form by snail mail to: Elizabeth Stamper, 2085 Hwy A1A, Apt 3601, Indian Harbour Beach, FL 32937 Or copy, fill out and email to:    Registration Form for Women’s Retreat March 14th -17th, 2019, Gainesville Retreat Center,  1551 SE 51st Street, Gainesville, FL Join us for an empowering and heart-centered time of meditation, yoga, healing circles, sacred dance, breathwork, silent hikes on wooded trails, kirtan, and—of course—fun!    Retreat officially begins Thursday, 3/14 at 6 pm with dinner. Check-in starts at 3:30 pm. Special Soul Collage mini-workshop on Thursday 4-5:30 pm.  Retreat ends Sunday, 3/17 at […]