Glimmers of heaven

I used to wonder about the darkness. I was obsessed with how it consumed some people and transformed them into cold cruelty, unyielding hardness. The answers settled into my bones as shadows, textures of despair- thick hopelessness, futility like a fog. What’s the point of shining in this world? Now I wonder about the light. […]

Easier in the long run

In the beginning, prayer can feel like digging trenches- hard and tedious. What’s the point? But if you stick with prayer long enough, it can become more like discovering a secret passage … a river, flowing deep beneath our ordinary lives. You can bathe in healing waters and allow God to peacefully deliver you into His promise for your […]

Always here

I just want you to know I’m right here with you, always. Even when I’m the furthest thing from your mind, I’m in the air you breath- surrounding you, illuminating the atmosphere. In this moment: Can you feel the sweetness of My presence? The Truth is: you’re swimming in Love … Can you see My […]

God alone is enough

In case you haven’t noticed from by blog title, I am passionate about the power of prayer. I’ve witnessed miracles and had mystical encounters that have motivated me to reorient my entire life towards God. For the last 15 years, every time I try to go further and faster toward an external calling, I wind […]

Embracing my calling as a writer and mystic

It’s amazing the way God plants seeds of our destiny in us that we don’t fully understand until years later. When I was 16, I developed a random interest in Emily Dickinson, and I received a book of her poetry for my birthday. I was drawn to it and liked the feeling I had when […]

A mystic’s prayer

I love sneaking away from the crowd to find a quiet place, where I can gaze at the moon or lose myself in a love letter, delivered by ripples of light on the tide. I love the gentle connection between water and land, as each wave of Deep Blue Divine finds a way to splash uniquely onto earth. I will never […]

The riches found in prayer

I’m here to tell you the good news: There is a gemstone treasure waiting to nourish your soul in the quiet depths of contemplation. If you could begin to fathom the wealth of graces waiting for you under the surface of life, you wouldn’t hesitate to dive right into the crystal clear pool of silence. I encourage you to […]

The problem with contemplative prayer

When we spend time in silence contemplating God’s unconditional love for us, He pours His Spirit into us. It’s a beautiful thing. James 1:17 says “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.”  Contemplative prayer gives our Heavenly Father an opportunity to pour His miraculous […]

Flood of graces

The more time I spend contemplating Divinity, the more I notice enormous waves of Love welling up in me. Like typhoons of gorgeous light, a Power Beyond Me rises up and asks to be unleashed in the world- I say yes, and galeforce angel winds blow seeds of grace to God only knows where. I don’t […]