Lenten Images: Darkness, Wilderness, Ashes

“I said to my soul, be still, and let the dark come upon you Which shall be the darkness of God. As, in a theatre, The lights are extinguished, for the scene to be changed With a hollow rumble of wings, with a movement of darkness on darkness.” ~T.S. Eliot   The primary images of…

Weekly Prayer Practice

We’re getting ready to head out camping and I realized that I haven’t posted a prayer practice for this week. So here’s some inspiration from a post I wrote last year. “One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture and, if possible, speak a…

Thoughts on 30 Days

I’ll be honest. I signed up for 30 Days of Creativity on a whim. A total whim. Because it sounded like fun. And because I could–I’m on sabbatical. The 30 Days website says, “Your brain is like a muscle. When you exercise it, it gets stronger.” One of their signs says, “Through creativity, we can…

My Prayer Corner

This is the little table in the prayer corner at my house.  I was inspired to create this space several months ago after I came home from a retreat.  If you’d like to see a picture of the family member who spends the most time here, click on over to my guest blog at the…