Into the Midnight Hour

An offering of art & word for this election day. I follow the thread of my heart — into the midnight hour,where questions churnand worries knock And there,I am greetedby a warm wind (I’m not quite surewhere it’s come from,or where it’s headed) Yet, it hums a message of loveinto my being, where mercy flows for all people andcompassion is given room at the table. I receive this lightlike a thirsty traveler, lapping in the luxuryof water and Spirit. After all this time, I see,the truth is LOVE, and it is for MEand for YOU Here, I am changed —as…

Visual Prayer of Sticky Love (with the “other”)

Sticky Love with “the other” refers to loving those who challenge our values, our perspectives, our beliefs. Sticky love is messy. It can include misunderstanding and heartache with those we care about.Let this visual prayer reveal something fresh and delightful for our gummy situations: When awkward love comes,lean in, listen, open hands —be present to layers (of story). This visual prayer was created using the Prayer Squares creative practice. Prayer Squares are designed as a bite-size creative practice to lead you to surprise, delight and vision in your prayer life. Join me this year to create one Prayer Square per…

Visual Prayer of Tension

Tension, when tendedtransforms into ideas.Kindly BE with it.Amen. This visual prayer was created using the Prayer Squares creative practice. Prayer Squares are designed as a bite-size creative practice to lead you to surprise, delight and vision in your prayer life. Join me this year to create one Prayer Square per week. Find out more about the practice HERE.

Light a Candle With Me?

Will you light a candle with me today? A year ago, the U.S. capital was under attack in a brutal way. Through my eyes, what I saw as I watched the news was hate erupting, indignation and an attempt at a takeover. I won’t say that it didn’t scare me. It did. From my perspective, everything in the U.S. feels very polarized these days. You’re either on “this” side or “that” side. You either wear a mask, or you don’t. You either are “for” vaccination or you are against it. I read the letters sent in to the editor every…

A Message of Connection

A Message of Connection “You have heard it said,“Noone comes to the Father except through Me.” – John 14:6 Now,hear this: “All come to the creative child through the Mother.” ” I send you greetings of love and life as the celebration of Christmas is nearly here. My gift to you is a message of connection. As you enter into places and spaces that focus on the Christ child — may Life Mother be included. Life Mother goes by many names: Madonna, Eve, Wisdom, Ruah, Sophia, Guadalupe. This week, we honor Mary. She is present wherever you are. You see,…