Days of Advent, Seasons

Advent Day 20: Creator of the Stars …

Creator of the Stars God of Epiphanies You are the Great Star You have marked my path with light You have filled my sky with stars naming each star guiding it until it shines into my heart awakening me to deeper seeing new revelations and brighter epiphanies. O Infinite Star Giver I now ask for… Continue reading Advent Day 20: Creator of the Stars …

Quotes

We Are Bound Together For A Common Purpose (Martin Luther King Jr.) …

The bond of our common humanity is stronger than the divisiveness of our fears and prejudices. God gives us the capacity for choice. We can choose to alleviate suffering. We can choose to work together for peace. We can make these changes – and we must. — Jimmy Carter from Nobel Lecture after receiving the 2002… Continue reading We Are Bound Together For A Common Purpose (Martin Luther King Jr.) …

Days of Advent, Prayers, Reflections, Seasons

2018 Advent Daily Meditations …

Christmas, my child, is love in action … when you love someone, you give to them as God gives to us. The greatest gift He ever gave was the Person of His Son, sent to us in human form so that we might know what God the Father is really like! Every time we love,… Continue reading 2018 Advent Daily Meditations …

Days of Advent, Quotes, Seasons

Advent Meditation: What Gives You Life …

There is a force within that gives you life. Seek that. — Rumi from A Garden Beyond Paradise If you took a blue spruce tree and planted it in the desert, it would obviously perish. How do we forget that we too are living systems, and each of us have unique environments, needs, and conditions within… Continue reading Advent Meditation: What Gives You Life …

Days of Advent, Poems, Quotes, Seasons

Advent Meditation: God Comes Uninvited …

Into this world, this demented inn in which there is absolutely no room for him at all, Christ comes uninvited. — Thomas Merton from Raids on the Unspeakable The Arrival A more lowly place of birth could not exist. Off to one side sits a group of shepherds. They sit silently on the floor, perhaps perplexed,… Continue reading Advent Meditation: God Comes Uninvited …

Quotes

Your Life Is Your Spiritual Path …

We meet ourselves time and again in a thousand disguises on the path of life. ― Carl Jung from The Practice of Psychotherapy Your Life Is Your Spiritual Path You don’t need to find a spiritual path. Your life is your spiritual path. The next moment is your teacher. Whatever arises next, make it your spiritual… Continue reading Your Life Is Your Spiritual Path …

Poems

Breath is the First Prayer …

Breath is the first prayer That opens us to wind, Rhythm breaths us Into the pulse of the world. Impulse lives in matter, Body of earth, water, Air, fire, She knows The shape of my bones. Music is our longing To return to stars. Stones remember, Sing back the story, How the moon rises night… Continue reading Breath is the First Prayer …

Days of Advent, Media, Prayers, Seasons

Advent Day 29: Christmas Day – Where the Light Begins …

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynMZPaSFb1o Song: Emmanuel Album: God He Reigns (Hillsong Worship) A Prayer for Christmas God, give us eyes this Christmas to see the Christmas star, And give us ears to hear the song of angels from afar ... And with our eyes and ears attuned for a message from above, Let Christmas angels speak to us of hope… Continue reading Advent Day 29: Christmas Day – Where the Light Begins …

Days of Advent, Seasons

Advent Day 28: Silent Night, Holy Night (Christmas Eve) …

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived in a land of deep darkness— on them light has shined. — Isaiah 9.2 All grace comes precisely from nowhere—from silence and emptiness, if you prefer—which is what makes it grace. It is both you and yet so much greater than… Continue reading Advent Day 28: Silent Night, Holy Night (Christmas Eve) …