Frederick Buechner on home

from The Longing for Home no matter how much the world shatters us to pieces, we carry inside us a vision of wholeness that we sense is our true home and that beckons… Continue reading

beautiful day in the neighborhood.

i have been thinking recently that moving to seattle is probably the best decision i’ve made in my life thus far.  it has been a wonderful, awesome, scary, painful, amazing, deep, rich, beautiful,… Continue reading

Tara Livesay on healing

hurting and healing and being loved and loving – is a messy thing. when it comes to healing, we’d like for it to be linear and we’d like for it to always go… Continue reading

O’Donnell Day quote

whatever I don’t like in somebody else is something I don’t like in myself. i’ll go to the bank on that every time.

Simon Chan on intimacy

from Spiritual Theology our world glamorizes person intimacy.  but intimacy is more talked about than experienced because it is a painful process.  it involves risks, possible misunderstanding, vulnerability, perhaps even losing something of… Continue reading

T.S. Eliot on reality

humankind cannot bear very much reality

Isaiah 55:8-11

‘For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,’ declares the Lord. ‘As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and… Continue reading

Joan Chittister on years

from The Liturgical Year from “The Ancient Practices” series edited by Phyllis Tickle life is made up of the turning of the years. we watch our lives go by, a phase, a stage, a… Continue reading

James Wakefield on relationship

from Sacred Listening …few of us are so well balanced that we would not profit from the insight of other[s].

“Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise.”

This is a short video I created for my group’s beauty & worship presentation.  We did a prayer/liturgy service based on the seven last words of Christ and presented creative reflections on each… Continue reading