Creation Sings

tickling toes morning dew baptizes feet old made new refreshing the dawnin the garden night time critters scramble for shelter morning shifts wake up the dance continuesbeauty smothers my inner chaos silencing anxiety unshackling senses cultivating a receptive...

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The Spirituality of Drinking (Chinese) Tea

rinking Chinese tea is an art. It’s also a form of hospitality. It is much more than just boiling water and plopping in a bag of jasmine tea. The water needs to be just the right temperature. The teapot, small and made of clay, should only be used...

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To Everything…There Is a Season

itting in my office, gazing into my garden sanctuary, it would be easy to be disheartened today. The skies are gray, rain is falling, and the garden is still covered in a foot of snow and ice. What happened to that amazing pallet of color splashed...

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Listening to the Life of Jesus… in a Tree

ectio Tierra. My ears perked up as Pat spoke these words. I know Lectio Divina, but what was this Lectio Tierra he spoke of? In his introduction to “Celtic Spirituality and the Land” at our Celtic Prayer Retreat last weekend, Pat Loughery...

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