Prayer and Meditation

Prayer and Meditation

It’s A New Day

There are so many definitions and expectations surrounding the spiritual discipline of prayer. What is the right way to pray? Does it work? Are there better pray-ers than others? How often and for how long should I pray? It can feel daunting and defeating trying to say the perfect prayer...

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Be with me

Beloved, If I could ask of You one thing, what would it be? To see into the future Or maybe to return again the way from which I came. A peek at Your Love Plan, Or to shadow a day-in-the-life of the great I AM. Answers would be nice, to Life's impossible questions— The truth of Time, And...

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Raindrop Baptism

This morning began quite ordinary, as miracles do. A walk in the emerald wood. Until the skies opened And the Spirit revealed Herself swathed in the wind. A squirrel, a pair of chipmunks and a bluejay stopped what they were doing and sat in rapt attention As I received my raindrop baptism. How quickly the ordinary...

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Begin

God says: Can we finally begin now? Become who I know you to be Your soul knows the way Be content with the smallest gestures— the sun rising, a cup of vervain, the hummingbird returned Smile instead of clench, even when Life has you under her thumb See how many times you can fall in love, Every day. Say...

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My Theology

Theology: An evolving understanding of God and of God's relationship with the world. my theology Made by and for love. Entrusted with the Image. Originally blessed, not cursed. Here on divine assignment—A sacred mission My soul is who I am. God answers to many names. The last line of THE STORY has already been inked: Goodness prevails. Faith begins: "Dear God, I trust...

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My soul longs for more

This week marks the beginning of the Christian season of Lent. These handful of final Winter weeks before the daffodils herald Spring are an invitation for me to tuck in and take stock of where I am, where I would like to be going and what gives my life true...

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Why Me, Why Here?

WHY ME, WHY HERE? To fall in love. To stay in love— With myself, with my clan With the pileated Woodpecker with the crimson-plumed headdress With God. To manifest in my own unique way a molecule of Jesus in this time and space. To reveal that I am more than dust, I am a soul that was before...

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A Prayer to Begin

Welcome back! We are coming up on our five-year mark for Bread and Honey. J.K. Rowling once said in an interview that she writes to understand who she is, what she believes and what is important to her. Every week over the last five years I have done my very...

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A Divine Edit

My mom is my trusted editor for every piece of my writing. She has this gift for trimming unnecessary verbiage to reveal the heart of my message. If she reads a sentence that she especially likes, she underlines it a couple of times for emphasis. Sometimes, she will even write...

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