In talking with the the students at Broward College South today, the topic of Rails came up.

Life is full of ups and downs, joy and sorrows, feast and famine.

Our spiritual lives are no different.  We grow and we stall.  And although fluctuation is natural, it's often unexpected.  And, unexpected, it becomes frightening, unsettling, disturbing.  We expect steady growth, but experience waves.

That's why it's so important to establish Rails.

Guard-rails. Chair rails. Hand rails. Train rails.  They keep us on track, guard us, protect us.  We need Rails.

Some people journal.  Some have a rigid quiet time routine.  Recently, I blog.

What are your Rails?

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