Monthly Archives: November 2012

Time to Start Counting to a Thousand…

I have lost my footing. I have lost my footing in gratitude….in seeing God’s abundance that surrounds me. I have lost my footing because since being at Duke Divinity I have been plucked out of everything I know. Everything I … Continue reading

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Returned Gifts…

How often are God’s gifts returned to Him? How often do people choose their old, broken, but familiar, pattern over God’s gift of a new way…a new possibility? How often are God’s gifts returned without ever being opened? Or worse … Continue reading

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Sitting in the Dark Night of My Soul

“…O, night thou was my guide! O, night more loving than the rising sun! O, night that joined the Lover to the beloved one! Transforming each of them into the other…” (excerpt from Dark Night of the Soul by St. … Continue reading

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Symbols

“A symbol points beyond itself to a reality that can only be dimly perceived by the senses or faintly understood by reason. A symbol is a graphic image that brokenly reflects what it purports to describe.” A cross. A fish. … Continue reading

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Questions lead to more questions…

By God’s grace, I have not lost a holy curiosity.  I contemplate, discuss, and exhaust myself with the curiosity at times.  There is so much to know that will never be known. So many possible ways that God works…but even … Continue reading

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