Poems, Seasons

Awaken Me (Easter Meditation) …

Risen One, come, meet me in the garden of my life. Lure me into elation. Revive my silent hope. Coax my dormant dreams. Raise up my neglected gratitude. Entice my tired enthusiasm. Give life to my faltering relationships. Roll back the stone of my indifference. Unwrap the deadness in my spiritual life. Impart heartiness in… Continue reading Awaken Me (Easter Meditation) …

Days In The Desert, Interreligious, Quotes

Desert Day 26: Light Everywhere …

Awake, my dear. Be kind to your sleeping heart. Take it out in the vast field of Light And let it breathe. — Hafiz from I Heard God Laughing: Poems of Hope and Joy   Apprehend God in all things, for God is in all things. Every single creature is full of God and is a… Continue reading Desert Day 26: Light Everywhere …

Quotes

Gratitude: Recognizing God In Everything …

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive—to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. —Marcus Aurelius (as quoted in An Extraordinary Year of Ordinary Days) To be grateful is to recognize the Love of God in everything He has given us - and He has given… Continue reading Gratitude: Recognizing God In Everything …