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Posted in Creation, Desert, Trust

Buffalo Clouds

Like the rumbling of bisons’ hooves, thunder excites us. Maybe today rain will satisfy our parched land. And whether or not buffalo clouds pour relief on our desert floor, they give us hope. Indigenous Americans showed respect for the gift … Read More

Posted in Creation, Intimacy, Joy, Sky, Stars

Playful Prayer

It was early morning, long before sunrise. Dark rainclouds capped the horizon. Up higher, spotty clouds kept me from seeing a night sky full of stars. I felt drawn to playful prayer. I prayed, imagining the clouds as people’s fear, … Read More

Posted in Community, Creation, Discernment, Life, Light, Truth

Salmon

At dawn, Salmon tops the horizon to enlighten us. In our spring years, we expect clarity to provide us with answers. As we develop, our focus moves beyond specifics to broader themes, like love, home and a deeper Knowing. Just … Read More

Posted in Authenticity, Creation, Light, Living Creatures, Stars

Shaman

Shaman: Chant a song and shake a rattle. Let the drumbeat take you into non-ordinary reality. *While the Western world crafts laws, perceive wholeness into being.  Bear dropped his hide and Raven, her wing. Owl scattered feathers marking a trail … Read More

Posted in Creation, Faith, Living Creatures, Trust, Wonder

Nature

I can still pull up a twinge of the anger I felt on that summer day, back in the 60’s. I had not worshipped nature, but rather connected with Great Mystery there. In one brutal act, the tangible was gone. … Read More

Posted in Creation, Depths, Intimacy, Light, Spirit Brooding

Orbs of Light

Through the fog, Ancients emerged, holding orbs of light. Minutes before, I prayerfully asked, “Why do people seek attention, while avoiding wholeness?” I reached out toward one glowing ball and inquired, “What is this?” The eldest responded, “A piece of … Read More