You’re in the Right Place If…

Posted by admin on July 1, 2015 at 11:06 pm

Tonight on our drive from St. Louis north to Des Moines, Iowa (en route to visit friends in Minnesota) we listened to Krista Tippett’s “On Being” interview with Fr. Greg Boyle, SJ, of Homeboy Industries, who has worked with gang members in some of the toughest neighborhoods in LA for decades. During the interview he [...]

Blessing: For Those Who Create Art

Posted by admin on November 13, 2014 at 9:44 pm

May we take our work seriously and ourselves with a grain a salt, with a growing knowledge that we are only instruments waiting to be played, apprentices under the guiding hand of a master craftsman, young players in need of the maestro’s baton, glimmering pieces of shiny glass and refracted light in search of focus and unity, sparkling moments of inspiration awaiting meaning and purpose, self-knowledge that we are moons, not stars capable of our own energy and light.

Blessing: For Those Searching for God

Posted by admin on November 2, 2014 at 6:04 am

May we come to know that we are known by name by the maker of all. May we find that through and with and in him…all things are possible.

Blessing: For a Friend Awaiting News

Posted by admin on October 1, 2014 at 9:23 pm

May this time of waiting bring you unexpected gifts, moments of peace and surrender that arise unbeckoned like mist from the saturated earth and envelop your life in a gauze of sacred presence and veiled knowing.

Blessing: For an Early Saturday Morning

Posted by admin on September 20, 2014 at 5:18 am

May we live today knowing this power we hold to make small dents in the armored lives of others, that we possess in our hands and in our words the ability to make change and draw the attention of the world to the source of all light, the one sun who casts shadows too many to count across the surface of our days.