Imagining God

Imagining God

What is your image of God? This question has been with me for many years. For a long time I couldn’t access my personal image of God because the Old Testament God stood in the way. A picture of God in the sky with his bolt of lightning had rooted itself in my belief...
Garden of Imagination

Garden of Imagination

I’ve been following a beautiful garden path of thought as I spend time with Kathleen Raine’s books, Defending Ancient Springs and That Wondrous Pattern. In her essays she mingles with poets like William Blake, W.B. Yeats and Edwin Muir who have all experienced the...
Dancing with the Red Dress and Other Animate Things

Dancing with the Red Dress and Other Animate Things

Recently I read an article about a woman who is considered to be an oracle in the fashion world. When she looked into her crystal ball, she saw people simplifying their wardrobes, moving towards organic fibers and dyes, and buying well-made, long-lasting garments that...
A Downright Genuflection

A Downright Genuflection

When I was pouring my coffee this morning, a few lines came to me. God says the reason I ask you to kneel is because I’m down here. Last night, Ian and I watched “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” a documentary about Fred Rogers, the man who created “Mr. Rogers’...
A Little Solstice Story

A Little Solstice Story

Dear friends, The other day, coming down the steps of the subway, I saw a homeless man who was sitting by a pillar with a sign. He had been crying and he was trying to compose himself as people streamed down the escalator. My heart was caught by the sight of him in...

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