Sustaining Illumination…

“When God is ready for you to move, He will make your situation uncomfortable.”― Germany Kent Just when our comfy skin takes a deep breath and we sit sipping tea…the signs appear.... the light flickers....memories become ghosts... and.... the bitter aftertaste of "familiar" arrives..... in full awakened fashion …. we enter a deeper version of ourselves.... [...]

The Power of a Whisper

1 KINGS 19:11-13 NIV 11 The Lord said, “Go out and stand on the mountain in the presence of the Lord, for the Lord is about to pass by.” Then a great and powerful wind tore the mountains apart and shattered the rocks before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind. After the wind there was an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake. 12 After [...]

The Gravity Of Transformation

Truth is not conceptual. We can never understand or realize it through concepts and ideas. Truth is not to be understood. Rather, it is meant to be experienced, tasted, like nectar. There is nothing to understand about nectar. One must taste it, drink it, and experience it. The truth is like that. It is to [...]

Resurrection Power

Ezekiel 37 The hand of the LORD was upon me, and he brought me out by the Spirit of the LORD and set me in the middle of a valley; it was full of bones. He asked me, "Son of man, can these bones live?" I said, "O Sovereign LORD, you alone know." Then he said to me, "Prophesy to these bones and say to [...]

Way Maker

PSALMS 40:3 He put a new song in my mouth,    a hymn of praise to our God.Many will see and fear the Lord    and put their trust in him. “When hope has eluded me and I can see nothing but the pain within which I sit, I remember that a horizon cannot exist without two sides; the one I can [...]

The Wisdom of Tenderness

“You know those little moments when an unexpected act or a spoken word affects your heart with sweet, satiating intensity―a simple gesture that possesses deep, personal meaning beyond what anyone realizes?  You know those tender moments?  That's God pressing his lips on your forehead and whispering, 'I love you.'”― Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway Not all that Spirit [...]

The Way Leaves Flower

“Autumn leaves don't fall, they fly. They take their time and wander on this their only chance to soar.” Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing Time does not heal…It is letting go….of time…..that heals Autumn is the season that teaches us this mastery….. it is here, in Autumn…where we enter our quietude…. In a natural way….as [...]

Extraordinary Grace…

“There's truths you have to grow into.”― H.G. Wells Breathe...... even thorns bloom..... While addressing that which is going on within …..for that’s all that is truly going on....be mellow with that which you place focus on….be gentle dear traveler….when finding freedom from what could have been... No words or movements needed or required……are ever hurried…. [...]

Beyond Skin

RUMI | “My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there.” Nothing outside of Self..taught Abram.... or presented an “opinion” to Abram....about God....... He experienced His Heart... He listened to the stirring beyond his skin….. moved by Holy Spirit......He followed.... Do not let form block you from your [...]

Hunger of The Soul

If I cried out, who would hear me up there, among the angelic orders? Rainer Maria Rilke We reach for words to speak in a voice that is both intimate and majestic on the mysteries of human life and our attempt..... to translate the angels language..... to use our self-consciousness to some advantage.... to transcend.... [...]