Embracing the miracle of our interconnectedness across time and space

Hey, you with the silver hair and the heavy heart –I am taking you with me.Up to the heightsold friend,brother,you.Yes, you –Just let goof the shackles, and rise with me.Can you see they are falling off?Can you feel the shift in the atmosphere?I’ll wait as long as it takes for you to realize – I’m […]

Spiritual Journey: Listen to the deep callings of your soul, no matter what.

There is something in methat simply won’t takeanother step. It’s like a shaggy black dog on a hot day in my soul,and it just. won’t. move. When I feel my deep heart pantingfor a glass of water, some shade,and someone to carry me home –I have learned it’s best to listen. I don’t want to […]

Encouragement for when you’re feeling buried alive in life’s struggles

Beneath the boulders,I am with you. I see how heavy they are, how trapped you feel,how powerless you are to escape this burden. I am with youas you peek through the cracks into the light and wonder what sunshine would feel like on your forehead again. I am with you as you struggle against the […]

When you’re struggling to regain faith after a traumatic experience

All I can feel is the splintered edgesof the gaping hole in my heartwhere the bomb went off, but I’m looking out at radiant moon,rich silky night littered with starshine,framed by shifting tapestries of luminescence –and I know there is a God. Even here in this deep groove carved out by the horrors that have […]

Deeper Life: Remaining spiritually anchored when life gets busy

I am the solid groundbeneath your feet,the sunthat doesn’t burn. I am the voltageof raw power,electric through your veins – I am. Your frettingcan’t stop mefrom being your strength – I just am. You don’thave to saythe right thingor anything at all – I am holding youin perfect love. You are anchored in the gravityof […]

Spiritual Journey: Into the Heart of Unity

At the edge of your grief and the beginning of mine,where his loneliness intersects with hers,a little ways past our illusions about how perfect this life should be –somewhere in the gorgeous, throbbing fullness of our humanity,we are going to unite – We just need to find that placewhere our joys and sorrows dance togetherunder […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Story Behind Unite in Prayer!

Lord, give methe grace to lingerin Your presence until the weight of the world in my heart transforms into joy I never saw myself as a faith writer, and I am a reluctant one. I am not saintly or profoundly wise. I cannot quote scripture without help from google. Years ago, I simply encountered God’s […]

Spiritual Journey: When you’re dealing with the aftermath of a storm

After the storm when all you see is the aftermath of destruction, I hope you take a deep breath and look a little closer … I hope you open your eyes to the living, breathing reality of Love rising up through the ashes of every broken thing. I hope you look for the Light – […]