Friday of Holy Week: Love

April 2, 2021 And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.  1 Cor. 13:13 Sadhu Sundar Singh was an Indian Christian, evangelist, and mystic who lived in the early part of the 20th century and often trekked through the Himalayan mountains to share the good news ofContinue reading “Friday of Holy Week: Love”

Wednesday of Holy Week: Hope

March 31, 2021 Midway through Holy Week, consider the millions, if not billions, of prayers lifted by candleflame through the ages.  The steadfastness of the flame offers the comfort of hope as its smoke wafts toward heaven, a visual sign that our prayer is being lifted, noticed, even heard.  Our control is released and entrustedContinue reading “Wednesday of Holy Week: Hope”

And it is good . . .

March 15, 2021 Awaken to the mystery of being hereand enter the immensity of your own presence.Have joy and peace in the temple of your senses. . . .Be consoled in the secret symmetry of your soul.May you experience each day as a sacred gift wovenaround a heart of wonder. For Presence, John O’Donohue IContinue reading “And it is good . . .”

How Shall We Rise?

March 10, 2021 This month marks the one-year anniversary of Covid-19 being declared a worldwide pandemic.  I don’t believe this is the type of anniversary where we will fetch balloons and champagne, but anniversaries, like birthdays, invite us to reflect on where we were a year ago and where we are now, along with whoContinue reading “How Shall We Rise?”

Fissures and Light

March 1, 2021 I belong to a group called “The Holy Disorder of Dancing Monks,” a title that resonates with me because it breaks the mold of how the world sees “religion.”  The people in this group are artists:  writers, poets, painters, dancers, sculptors, songwriters, and more—anyone willing to embrace creativity–and we delight in lettingContinue reading “Fissures and Light”

Turning toward Love

February 26, 2021 “For it was you who formed my inward parts; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.  Wonderful are your works.” Psalm 139: 13-14 “If you never make a mistake, you’re probably not a very good engineer.”  That quotation is attributed toContinue reading “Turning toward Love”