The baby slept in the bed of a pickup. The bed of a pickup is not a safe place for a baby to sleep. Who doesn't know this? The bed of a pickup is open to meteors, child snatchers, chronic low-grade fevers, and other things involving death. A pickup is used for transporting dirt. What happened is this: a 2x4 fell from the site of exploding construction. It might have been Gabriel or it might have been God. Either way, the board appeared from a womb of light and protected the sleeping baby until ... Read More about Who Doesen’t Know this?
Consider the flower Don't pick it Don't make it into a movie Don't use it as a tool Consider its shadow Consider its holy petals consider a woman consider a man consider lips and ears consider the sound of listening consider the risk of truth consider yourself consider the light consider the faith of your breath consider the ladder consider the climb consider the harvest consider the crime consider the woman weeping consider the man cast down consider the ... Read More about Consider the Flower
On the Hunt He has looked everywhere. He has looked in the heavens, in nature, in power, in relationships, in success, in symbols and dreams and stories and song. He will continue looking until he allows himself to be found. ... Read More about On The Hunt
A Cord of Three Strands At first they thought it was all about them, (an understandable mistake). And in fact, it IS about them but not ALL about them. They are secondary to what IT is about. They thought their commitment, their cares, concerns, worries, struggles, hopes, dreams, frustrations....(those things), could be surmounted by the presence and power of each other. After all, they are strong ... Read More about A Cord of Three Strands
On this Maunday Thursday, I am withholding my thoughts in service to these of John Eldrige's from The Sacred Romance, "Being unable to defeat God through raw power, Satan’s legions decide to wound God as deeply as possible by stealing the love of his Beloved through seduction. And having “seduced them to his party,” to ravish them body and soul; and having ravished them, to mock them even as they are hurled to the depths of hell with God himself unable to save them because of their rejection of ... Read More about The Sacred Romance
Today is a day of skies denied, a day of skies restrained and waiting. A day the clouds confer and dance before a sun-caught moon. Most people are inside. Except for the man who scurries along pushing a wheelbarrow of pillows. He walks at a respectable clip. His hands are full so he asked me to take notes. This is what he said: The sky loves earth with rain. Earth wears the sky as a scarf. Spend all your fear on compassion. Nothing is greater than its ... Read More about Take Note