Go slowly Consent to it But don’t wallow in it Know it as a place of germination And growth Remember the light Take an outstretched hand if you find one Exercise unused senses Find the path by walking it Practice trust Watch for dawn From Weavings:A journal of the Christian Spiritual Life, Vol. XIX, No. 2 (March/April 2004), 27. Marilyn McEntyre is a Fellow of the Gaede Institute for the Liberal Arts at Westmont... Keep Reading →
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Celtic Christian spirituality emerged from the early years of the church before the time of the creeds and counsels that established orthodoxy among Christians. It was grounded in the earth, honored a wandering kind of pilgrimage, and trusted in the leading of the Spirit. Monastic settlements were established in Ireland, Scotland and the north of England many of them incorporating the local... Keep Reading →
Dearly Beloved, Grace and Peace to you. Something happened to me last week. In the course of a poetry and prayer weekend, as I led people in practices of deep listening, and preached about Jesus calling the disciples, I myself heard a call. It wasn’t as bold as Jesus’ invitation to the disciples to leave their nets; it wasn’t as clear as guidance into... Keep Reading →