Psalm 23:1 The Lord is my Shepherd There is Nothing I shall want“ Luke 17:21 “The Kingdom of God is in the midst of you.” Acts 17:28 “In Him we live, move and have our being.” While meditating on 23:1, I felt like the Lord spoke these comforting words in the deepest part of my […]
Deeper Life: How radical is your faith?
Go ahead, and throw your mud into my water –your stones too. This river is going to keep on flowing downfrom further up than we can seebeyond the clouds- pristine and pure,sunshine mixed with stardust, grace and power –and it won’t ever stop pouring into this wilderness,softening the rough edges of jagged rocks,creating a path […]
Simple Faith: How to be fierce and free.
I danced with Lightning,and I couldn’t stop laughing. He was so wild! As we zig zag bounded across the sky, something heavy lifted off me,and I became Lightning too – fierce and free,like I am now. Never forget: Take timeto dancewith whoyou want to be. We become, who we dance with. Okay, that’s a little […]
Stand Tall Anyway. Catching my breath after yet another horrific mass shooting …
There are no words,just this grief that isn’t minebut is at the same time. How can I live in a world like this, where I can’t controlwho allows black oil to pump through their veins –slippery rage,explosive blindness …How does a handsome young man become a murderous machine? How do I breathe as the magnitude […]
Spiritual Journey: When you’re facing a threatening situation
When life feels like a freight train coming at me too fastto escape, I am grateful for the abilityto weave my small selfinto Your grandeur and hold on tightto the mysterythat unitesmy little storywith Your eternal onethat takes everything into accountand leaves no onebehind. Your strength becomes my own,and I borrow your powerto stand in […]
Prayers to Light Your Path: Patient Trust by Teihard de Chardin
Above all, trust in the slow work of God.We are quite naturally impatient in everything to reach the end without delay.We should like to skip the intermediate stages.We are impatient of being on the way to something unknown, something new. And yet it is the law of all progressthat it is made by passing through […]
Encouragement to trust in the power of love
If you choose to let it in,you can trust that eventually it will expand outfrom your heartlike a supernova,radical light with a purposebeyond your comprehension –an explosion of beauty and power. When you start to feel something bubblingunder the surface in the darklike a cauldron of fireyou can’t contain,hold on tight –you are about to […]
Spiritual Journey: Every Moment of Your Life Matters! Even the hard ones…
There’s something about the forgetting –the for so long not realizingand then suddenly,finallywaking upand rememberingthe Truth so deeply in your bones that it singsa familiar song like you’ve always known. There’s something so naturalabout the experienceof God it’s like breathingin and out,deeper and deeper into restuntil you finally let goand wow it’s like a river […]
Unity Starts Within. Cultivate a deeper prayer life as a path to world peace.
When I carry the wild griefof this world like a bag of bonesin my heart tangled with fear, outrage kicking and shriekingthe whole way –into in the silence of prayer,I am healed. Miraculous calmfills me instead. Love gradually begins to overflow out of my heart back into the world that broke me, and I believe […]