Posts Tagged ‘Henry Nouwen’
Like sea glass on the sand…..thank you notes
Heart thumping grateful for the light bouncing potent off of these shards of beauty like hard-buffed sea glass on the sand: As the storm storms on…. ~ Thank you farmers and makers and artists and shakers for collaborating with God to keep us nourished body and soul. ~ Thank you, creation, for being beautiful…Read More
Of loving and leaving to the light…..
Just this. Because I need a little break this week from working out the words. I made this for you to sip on, instead. Love to you, exactly where you are, and to all that you carry inside. “My whole life I have been complaining that my work was constantly interrupted, until I discovered that…Read More
Of music and musts and medicine…
The music flowed like medicine, gently relaxing fingers where my soul had become a fist closed tight. Over my senses it came, like springtime drifting through a window, this invitation to the whole and small of me. “Father, I want you to hold me,” the slow healing sound offered me words to wrap around…Read More
Of sinners, saints and seagulls…..
(Gosh, I almost put out a cold tray of leftovers for you here again today because I’m scared silly to wrangle free the words stuck inside. But here goes. Because a bad beginning is better than no beginning at all) My life is a small one, as lives here are generally measured. My jobs have…Read More
Cry baby cry…..
I’ve had my heart broken, the air knocked out of my voice so it’s been quiet here for a little while, giving myself instead to the work of breathing in and back out and then repeating all over again. And I’ve given myself over to the tears which seem to flow unchecked and without warning. I’m wildly…Read More