Tag Archives: Rilke

Good Friday

I began my reading vigil last night; I didn’t know that I would do this.  But the journey through Holy Week always takes its own course, particularly as I stand at Good Friday in the shadow of the cross.  I … Continue reading

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Advent Word: Watch

On this Saturday evening, I am taking time to settle by my fire, to tend to my spirit as this first week of advent draws to a close. I have held my advent word (watch) close to my heart today. … Continue reading

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Quiet Confidence

It’s been a few days since I have sat still long enough to put words to paper here on small points of light.  In spite of the heat and humidity of a Virginia summer, the only place I wanted to … Continue reading

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Compelled

Its 1:00 a.m. as I sit to write. It amazes me that I am awake, and that what I am choosing to do at this post-midnight, pre-dawn hour is to write here on my blog. I have been doing a … Continue reading

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Windows of Grace

I reconnected with the image of the “Cosmic Christ” window from Grace Cathedral at a weekend retreat I attended a few weeks ago. One of our retreat facilitators brought a collection of spiritual art and religious icons to join us … Continue reading

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Mirroring Immensity

I was at Shrine Mont this weekend having some personal retreat time when this poem found me. I journeyed the labyrinth there carrying the phrase “Mirroring your Immensity” which seemed to resonate with me deeply. This phrase…and the images of … Continue reading

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