Days of Advent, Quotes, Seasons

Advent Meditation: Threshold Of Winter …

Quiet me within, Clothe my body in peacefulness, That your Word Once again may take flesh – This time, within me – As it did in holy Mary, Long Advent days ago. — Edward Hays from Prayers for a Planetary Pilgrim   The Growing Edge Look well to the growing edge! All around us worlds… Continue reading Advent Meditation: Threshold Of Winter …

Days of Advent, Seasons

Advent Day 15: Mary’s Yes …

Our love must not be a thing of words and fine talk. It must be a thing of action and sincerity — John 3:18 Sooner or later we have to say, "I have to do what I have to do," as did Franz Jägerstätter, the Austrian peasant who almost single-handedly opposed Hitler.  Have you ever… Continue reading Advent Day 15: Mary’s Yes …

Days of Advent, Seasons

Advent Day 07: The Meaning Is In The Waiting …

There is within us a fundamental dis-ease, an unquenchable fire that renders us incapable, in this life, of ever coming to full peace. This desire lies at the centre of our lives, in the marrow of our bones, and in the deep recesses of the soul. We are not easeful human beings who occasionally get… Continue reading Advent Day 07: The Meaning Is In The Waiting …

Media, Poems, Prayers, Seasons

Descending Theology — The Nativity & A Christmas Prayer…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xpHiAmL8-b0 She bore no more than other women bore, but in her belly’s globe that desert night the earth’s full burden swayed. Maybe she held it in her clasped hands as expecting women often do or monks in prayer. Maybe at the womb’s first clutch she briefly felt that star shine as a blade point,… Continue reading Descending Theology — The Nativity & A Christmas Prayer…