Tag Archives: stillness

In the Field

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.” ― Rumi

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Christ as a Light

Canticle (Prayer of St. Patrick) Christ, as a light illumine and guide me. Christ, as a shield overshadow me. Christ under me; Christ over me; Christ beside me on my left and my right. This day be within and without … Continue reading

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Unexpected

My life seems to be filled with unexpected moments these days. Consequently, I have had trouble keeping up my usual writing pattern. I have beaten up on myself a couple times for sitting down to write late at night when … Continue reading

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Stillness 6: Light and Depth

“For by the light of understanding within your light I have tasted and seen your depth, eternal Trinity, and the beauty of your creation.” ~St. Catherine of Siena

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Stillness 5: Paths of Knowing

“Make me to know your ways, O Lord; teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth, and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all day long.” ~ Psalm 25: 4-5 (Photo … Continue reading

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Stillness 4: Letting Go of the Day

Our days are like the grass; we flourish like a flower of the field; When the wind goes over it, it is gone, and its place shall know it no more.  ~Psalm 103:15-16

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Stillness 2: Desiring God

“Going everywhere, my God, with you, everywhere things will happen as I desire for you.”  ~St. John of the Cross

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Stillness 1: Fixed on True Joy

Almighty God, grant us grace to love what you command and desire what you promise; that, among the swift and varied changes of the world, our hearts may surely there be fixed where true joys are to be found. ~Book … Continue reading

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Cultivating Sacred Space Week 5: Stillness

I know that some of you who read my blog are also following along with me through this Lenten journey of “Cultivating Sacred Space” that I am curating and leading with my faith community at St. Thomas Episcopal Church.  The … Continue reading

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Seeing the Light 1: Dawn

I sat this morning, breathing in a few moments of solitude before what I knew would be a non-stop day. It had been a gray and rainy weekend, and the clouds were finally peeling away from the early morning sky. … Continue reading

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