Days In The Desert, Poems, Seasons

Desert Day 40: How Did They Know (Spring Meditation) …

How did they know it was time to push up through the long-wintered soil? How did they know it was the moment to resurrect, while thick layers of stubborn ice still pressed the bleak ground flat? But the tulips knew. They came, rising strongly, a day after the ice died. There's a hope-filled place in… Continue reading Desert Day 40: How Did They Know (Spring Meditation) …

Days In The Desert, Poems, Quotes

Desert Day 24: Flowers In The Desert …

The desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose. — Isaiah 35:1 My mother named me after a miracle of nature: Waris means desert flower. The desert flower blooms in a barren environment where few living things can survive. — Waris Dirie from Desert Flower The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and… Continue reading Desert Day 24: Flowers In The Desert …

Days In The Desert, Poems, Quotes

Desert Day 13: Love Never Fails …

Love is where we came from. And love is where we are going. When we live in love, we will not be afraid to die. We have built a bridge between worlds. As Paul says “Love does not come to an end” and “Love never fails” (1 Corinthians 13:8, 13). — Richard Rohr   Love Is… Continue reading Desert Day 13: Love Never Fails …

Poems, Quotes

Peonies …

All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today. — Indian Proverb from Seeds for the Soul: Living as the Source of Who You Are Peonies  This morning the green fists of the peonies are getting ready to break my heart as the sun rises, as the sun strokes them with… Continue reading Peonies …