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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 Authenticity, Faith, Freedom, Light, Love, Trust

Pared

Sky and earth circled around me, until they pared me to my essence. First, I stood beneath stars and then sand until canopy and floor whirled themselves into one. Without any adornment, I dove into a sea of sky and … Read More

Posted in Landscapes, Space, Trust, Wholeness, Wonder

A Long Pause

There are seasons of life when we have more to do vocationally than we can balance with our families, other responsibilities and interests. Then, we come to a long pause. Often, it is one extreme or the other. First, our … Read More

Posted in Paradoxes, Silence, Solitude, Space, Trust, Wonder

Close to Home

Like so many of us in the northern hemisphere, I was just beginning to engage in Spring’s activities, when the coronavirus forced me to stay close to home. As I live through the paradox of devastation and gift, I consider … Read More

Posted in Authenticity, Life, Love, Transformation, Trust

Lion and Peacock

Spirit came as a lion, and then a peacock. They reminded me why I champion authenticity. Lion led me through purification. Peacock guided me in creating a mosaic that told my story. Lion appeared with a blazing mane and ferocious … Read More

Posted in Community, Faith, Love, Space, Suffering, Transformation, Trust

Ant

In Spirit Clans, David Carson tells a story about Ant. A native woman, who lost everything, met an apparition dressed in red. By trusting the ghost-like spirit, she found the ant clan restoring her life. Spirit invites us to happenings. Some … 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 Authenticity, Life, Paradoxes, Shadow, Trust

Secrets

Say it out loud and give it power. Conceal it and give it even more power. There must be another option. If Lynx’s strength, in us, is keeping other people’s secrets, Lynx’s weakness may be ignoring our own. Acknowledging our … Read More