Holy Gaze of Art

Today, I share with you an article I wrote for Columbia Theological Seminary, titled “The Holy Gaze of Art” The Holy Gaze of Art Have you ever let words fall away? I don’t mean a week long silent retreat or a time of quiet meditation in your day. Rather, have you ever placed books, articles, podcasts, news and teachings of others aside to deeply listen in to your personal wisdom for a stretch of time? As a lifelong lover of words and knowledge, I’m naturally a seeker of revelation. With anticipation, I can hardly wait for who the next revelation…

There She Goes

a quiet launch,bread rises with no fanfare a summer silence,petal leaf opens to the light of the moon a first flight,baby bird wings span to trust the air Sandwiched in the middle ofriots and illness,anger and death, a door appears.Possibility greets her. The hidden Holy trails beside her,visible form emerges before her. She follows the splendor of ideasto see them come to fruition. There is no-one there to witness.No balloons lifted.No congratulations spoken.No pat on the back. It’s a silent reckoning.a nod to herself —she is doing the workshe is called to do. She sparks the sage,arms move to the…

Join me to create a visual prayer mosaic

Hi friend, Today, I’m offering a creative resource at my site entitled Prayer Squares. Prayer Squares are a 3-step spiritual practice to engage your innate creativity as your prayer. During these days of quarantine, I invite you to set aside ten to fifteen minutes three times a week to create a visual prayer. This practice is accessible for children and adults. Over the course of four weeks (beginning Monday, April 20th), I invite you into this practice three times a week. After four weeks, you’ll have created twelve Prayer Squares, each with a different theme. Then, cut them out, tape…