Show Me the Fire in Your Heart & I Will Show You Mine

People are reasoned, while God is mad. They love only beauty; who knows what God loves? – Annie Dillard Who knew hayfever and heat could be so incapacitating? I have been languishing, lazy and lethargic in this heat; my very bones seem to have taken on weight and any attempt at movement or even mentalContinue reading “Show Me the Fire in Your Heart & I Will Show You Mine”

The Blessing in the Breaking

Lord, make me an instrument of Thy peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy. O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek to beContinue reading “The Blessing in the Breaking”

Impermanence

“Is not impermanence the very fragrance of our days?” – Rainer Maria Rilke The days have shortened, but summer has stretched long. It is mid-October, and the thermometer reads upwards of 80 degrees. I live in a liminal space where the heat beats and time is suspended. My sight turns inward; I move through myContinue reading “Impermanence”