Days In The Desert, Quotes

Desert Day 25: Desert Wisdom, What God Has Blessed …

Water, water, water ... There is no shortage of water in the desert but exactly the right amount , a perfect ratio of water to rock, water to sand, insuring that wide free open, generous spacing among plants and animals, homes and towns and cities, which makes the arid West so different from any other… Continue reading Desert Day 25: Desert Wisdom, What God Has Blessed …

Days In The Desert, Poems, Prayers, Quotes

Desert Day 20: When The Well Runs Dry …

Jesus answered her, “Everyone who drinks this water will become thirsty again. But those who drink the water that I will give them will never become thirsty again. In fact, the water I will give them will become in them a spring that gushes up to eternal life. — John 4: 13-14 And the well… Continue reading Desert Day 20: When The Well Runs Dry …

Media, Prayers, Vocations

Oceans (Where Feet May Fail) …

  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dy9nwe9_xzw Oceans (Where Feet May Fail) by Hillsong UNITED You call me out upon the waters The great unknown where feet may fail And there I find You in the mystery In oceans deep My faith will stand And I will call upon Your name And keep my eyes above the waves When oceans rise… Continue reading Oceans (Where Feet May Fail) …

Poems, Prayers

Blessing That Meets You in Love …

And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; and the greatest of these is love. —1 Corinthians 13.13 Loving is never just about opening our heart. It is about being willing to have our heart become larger as we make room for people and stories and experiences we never imagined holding. It is about… Continue reading Blessing That Meets You in Love …

Interreligious, Poems

The Wave …

You arrived as a ripple of change emanating from an original, unstoppable, memory, a then made now, entirely yourself, found now in the world, now as creator of that world. You were a signature written in sand taken by the ocean and scattered to another wave form, your disappearance only made more beautiful by the… Continue reading The Wave …

Poems, Quotes

In The Heat Of Late Afternoon …

In the heat of late afternoon, lightning streaks from a nearly cloudless sky to the top of the far mesa. At dusk, the whole south end of the valley blazes as the clouds turn incandescent with some distant strike. There is a constant congress here between the earth and the sky. This afternoon a thunderstorm crossed the valley. One moment… Continue reading In The Heat Of Late Afternoon …