Communion with the Divine

Be with us, God, when we draw near, your touch is neither severe nor fleeting.   Your arms and heart are open to us, penetrating and permeating with your will, tastes and temperament.   Be with us, God, when we draw near, your touch is gentle and ceaseless.   Your enveloping embrace holds us in […]

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The Zone

Desolation is to be in disgrace Consolation is to be in grace Discernment is to embrace   Desolation is to be in disgrace A static condition that negates affirmation – Wavering thwarts choseness and denies direction   Consolation is to be in grace A dynamic prodition that enables commission – Complying facilitates commitment and creates […]

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Sympathizer (Psalm 11)

With my Lady and my God I feel safe. So no way will I flee like a bird. The willful lay in wait, yes, and they hide in the shadows ready to hurt those who are faithful. It might seem an impossible situation, you may even be shaken in your core. Fear not God is […]

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Practice Kindness

“I am so anxious that you have an invincible kindness”[1]   Show all sincere esteem Give all the kindness of gentleness and patience.   What joy we will live! What blessedness we will have! For kindness begets kindness[2]   What holds us? It’s love. Bound by God’s love Our hearts beat as one in the […]

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Norms

To go my own way is to follow a path, the path requires practice and commitment.   To be on the way is to be in the way. The path is a way to find the way.   To follow – asks my heart to attune, tells my mind to listen.   Ignoring the path: […]

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Creed

“I believe…” is faith without doubt. “I believe…” is not a statement of fact. The truth must be shared. It is the idea I live and die for. It is in dialogue.   Faith is not enough, belief fulfills us – beyond space and time, right here and right now.   Our creed’s avowal fosters […]

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Wellness (Psalm 23)

Our Lady is my shepherd; I shall not be in want. I rest assured with Her in green pastures, She leads me to placid pools, She restores my soul.   She guides me with flawless bearing to be renewed and refreshed. even though I walk through the valley of naughting,   I will not abide […]

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Way

Too often, the manner “its” always been done, becomes the One Way “it” can be achieved, regardless of relevance and effectiveness.   Unfortunately, one’s failure to get it done turns into No Way to make it happen, despite obvious or apparent alternatives.   The path of least resistance leaves things undone, and makes the Other […]

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Goodness (Psalm 4)

Here I am, hear my plea, O my God. I feel abandoned and all alone; I even wonder why you would listen to me be merciful to me and hear my prayer.   How long, must I live with these indignities? Is my life full of delusions? Am I lying to myself? My Lady has […]

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Embracing the Cold

It was bitterly cold and made me shiver, the prospect of enduring more made me quiver.   I buttoned up and ventured forward, I braced myself and continued toward.   Going quickly was not the answer, I had to slow down and embrace the cold.   A measured response of absorbing the chill, makes it […]

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