Confessions of a mystical poet

It’s funny looking back. In spite of the fact that I went to church sometimes as a young adult, it’s the last place I would have gone to learn how to hear God’s voice. Even though I was a cradle Catholic and a definite believer in Jesus, I had never learned to integrate our faith […]

What to expect when you follow the still small voice of God

On my honeymoon in Hawaii years ago, everything was perfect except we could never figure out how to get to any of the obscure nature viewing areas we’d read about. Whenever we asked for help, the locals led us on strangely roundabout paths. One would direct us this way to a random landmark that looked like […]

Unanswered prayers

While my head was bowed in despair from grief, under the cover of darkness- God lifted me into the journey of a lifetime. Across a vast, deep canyon, through still waters He carried me into greater beauty- wisdom and authenticity. I was blind, but now safely on the other side, I see. I wanted life to be […]

Meditation on Christ’s presence

Can you feel His royal presence standing next to you right now? Strong and tall, beaming with transcendent power. He’s holding a crystal pitcher filled with the most pristine graces- golden unconditional love is bubbling over and blended with creamy peace and sparkling radiant joy … He wants to pour every ounce of this delectable goodness […]

Experiencing God’s Grandeur

Gazing over the vast canyon of Your unconditional love, I begin to sense the depths You would go to carve a place for each of us in Your ethereal home. Everything gorgeous points to Your majesty. The grandeur of nature exists, so we can marvel at Your presence in it. You call to us from […]

spirituality and silence

Silence and Spirituality

Before you enter into silence, I think you should know how shook up you probably are from living in this world. The moment you get still, you’ll notice debris of doubt and fear floating inside you. You may panic and want to run back into your busy life, but I pray you have the courage to […]

How can we experience heaven on earth

The gift of noticing God in our daily lives

Earth’s crammed with heaven… But only he who sees, takes off his shoes. ― Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Aurora Leigh When’s the last time you reflected on the very best moments of your life? For my Theology of Spirituality graduate studies, I’m reading a memoir called “A Severe Mercy” by Sheldon Vanauken. I know. It sounds like […]