Swaddling

Be not afraid, o my soul, to hold Love close to your breast, to wonder at its fingers and toes and eyes, to marvel at Love’s sweet breath. Swaddle Love gently, tightly, as though it is the labor of your womb, the offspring of your heart, the flesh of your flesh,...

Love

How is it that my Lord can love me from the depths of hell to the heights of heaven? How has it come to pass that I am the beloved of the Sovereign of angels, the Commander of the dawn?  Yet there is the sun — a sign in the east — greeting me across the...

Storytime

Tell me a story of love that grows like an apple tree; and anyone can stop to rest in its shade or relieve the gnaw of despair with its fruit; and there are no illusions that it’s pristine & pretty because everyone knows apple trees are gnarled with tight,...

Love (Fourth Sunday in Lent)

Happy are those who meditate on love. love multiplying in raindrops love growing in spring love singing in harmony love wrestling through mystery love waiting in silence love racing over distance love draping with radiance Happy are those who meditate on love. (Psalm...

Love Never Fails

Time and time again, I am blessed to know the good people and the beautiful work of Paraclete Press. Most recently, I am moved by the thoughtfulness of word and art in Paraclete’s new book, Love Never Fails: A Journal to be Inspired by the Power of Love by Hilda...

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