Poems, Quotes, Seasons

Mud and Miracle (A Springtime Meditation) …

in time of daffodils (who know the goal of living is to grow) — e.e. cummings from Selected Poems   Sleeping In The Forest I thought the earth remembered me, she took me back so tenderly, arranging her dark skirts, her pockets full of lichens and seeds. I slept as never before, a stone on… Continue reading Mud and Miracle (A Springtime Meditation) …

Poems, Seasons

A Prayer In Spring …

There is a time for stillness, for waiting for Christ as he makes his dancing way toward us. And there is a time to be in motion, to set out on a path, knowing that although God is everywhere, and always with us, we sometimes need a journey in order to meet God—and ourselves—anew. —… Continue reading A Prayer In Spring …

Days In The Desert, Prayers, Seasons

Desert Day 22: Song of Awakening (Spring Meditation) …

As you light a candle: Listen, all you seeds in the Earth, buried in your dark Earthen tombs, as this flame of my spring candle penetrates the darkness, may your young tender stems pierce the Earth to dance in wind and rain just as this flame, like a tiny sun, now dances before me. Father… Continue reading Desert Day 22: Song of Awakening (Spring Meditation) …

Poems, Quotes, Seasons

Another Spring …

Winter, Spring Winter is black and beige down here from drought. Suddenly in March there’s a good rain and in a couple of weeks we are enveloped in green. Green everywhere in the mesquites, oaks, cottonwoods, the bowers of thick willow bushes the warblers love for reasons of food or the branches, the tiny aphids… Continue reading Another Spring …

Quotes, Seasons

See the Good In All Things (Spring Meditation) …

Everything is so inseparably united. As soon as we begin to describe a flower or a tree or a storm or an Indian or a chipmunk, up jumps the whole heaven and earth and God Himself in one inseparable glory. — John Muir from My First Summer in the Sierra Learn to see God in all… Continue reading See the Good In All Things (Spring Meditation) …