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High King of Heaven

Riches I heed not, nor man’s empty praise,
Thou mine Inheritance, now and always:
Thou and Thou only, first in my heart,
High King of Heaven, my Treasure Thou art. 246 more words


When I close my eyes to the end of day,
breathe deeply, stretch to reach
beyond myself, release all that
has cinched my being, I shift…

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The Rhythms Of Longing And Belonging In A Community

A culture that cannot praise the divine becomes a bare, cold place. The demise of religious and spiritual practice has contributed hugely to this flattening. 193 more words


You Enter The Secret Temple Of Your Deepest Belonging

There are no words for the deepest things. Words become feeble when mystery visits and prayer moves into silence. In post-modern culture the ceaseless din of chatter has killed our acquaintance with silence. 246 more words


A Secret Belonging Carried Within The Soul

One of the most tender images is the human person at prayer. When the body gathers itself before the Divine, a stillness deepens. The blaring din of distraction ceases and the deeper tranquillity within the heart envelops the body. 251 more words


The Wildness Of The Invisible World Is Nameless

The wildness of the invisible world is nameless.  It has no name.  A first step towards reawakening respect for your inner life may be to become aware of the private collage of dead names you have for your inner life.   97 more words


Certainty Is A Subtle Destroyer

Each time we go out, the world is open and free; it offers itself so graciously to our hearts, to create something new and wholesome from it each day.  48 more words