In the Spirit of Thomas

In the Spirit of Thomas

We do not see! We do not understand! We do not know which signs are true! Peace be with you. We cannot believe! We cannot find our grounding! We cannot discern the path forward! Peace be with you. Information is lacking! Too many liars claim expertise! Conspiracy...

Glory!

Glory! Life begun! Sing hallelujah! The grave has given birth, the tomb has revealed life, the tears have watered joy. Glory! Life eternal! Sing hallelujah! Heaven is unwavering, wonder is imperishable, love is not weary. Glory! Life temporal! Sing hallelujah! Every...

Mountaintops

We climb the mountain to wait. Surrounded by a cloud, we wait. While the nations conspire, we wait. When brightness overwhelms us, we wait. Through the long night, we wait. Until the Spirit speaks, we wait. As we wait, we are already: your witnesses, your inheritance,...

Choosing Life & Death

Holy and Gracious God: Today we choose life — the bloom of hope, the breath of humility, the proximity of tenderness. Holy and Mysterious God: Today we choose death — the sunset of greed, the erosion of pride, the burial of violence. Holy and Creative God:...

Saltiness

My flavor is lost and my spirit is faint within me, but o my God, surely this salt of humanity can still be scattered on the ground to melt the ice we fear. My light is dim and my flesh is so very weary, but o my God, surely this lowly lamp can still hold one shadow...

Home

My heart turns and returns to your nest, Most Holy Love, Most Divine Imagination: Turning and returning on the wings of both wanderlust and satisfaction, Turning and returning on the road of my heart’s impatience and joy. My soul turns and returns to your altar,...

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