Apostolic Spirit

Apostolic is a practice of love and zeal regardless of fatigue and inconvenience. Spirit is a doer of good and kindness with detachment, openness and purity of intention. “Love your enemies, and do good to them, without expecting a return, for you are children of God… [1] What foils it? Anxiousness distracts the mind. WorldlinessContinue reading “Apostolic Spirit”

Tree Lessons

Adaptation changes colors – vividly reflecting the times it celebrates seasons Shedding sustains being – detaching a little at a time makes for a long life Dormancy practices stillness – listening to a cold wind keeps possibilities open “Out” is naked and vulnerable – exposure does not cancel it respects truth and goodness Blossoms renewContinue reading “Tree Lessons”

Cultivator (Psalm 8)

My Lady and our God,    hallowed be your name on earth as it is in heaven Your glory is confirmed by all the earth    and throughout the cosmos. Even from the mouths of babes    we know the Truth,    which silences our foes,    and thwarts our nemeses As I consider theContinue reading “Cultivator (Psalm 8)”

Better Angels of Our Nature

the delusion of ownership can cripple receiving and sharing is empowering Who? kindness and gentleness with each other as we walk hand-in-hand and shoulder-to-shoulder What? spiritual gifts are not accumulated   possession is zero tenths of the New law When? preparation is always in all ways believing my opportunity will come Why? to have everlastingContinue reading “Better Angels of Our Nature”