Loom of Life

“…The loom of life never stops, and the pattern which was weaving when the sun went down is weaving when it comes up in the morning.” — Henry Ward Beecher I’ve witnessed creation’s  expanse through natural  windows so many times,  looms, like the weave of these limbs, provide  a glimpse into a divine  expanse, andContinue reading “Loom of Life”

Intercession

“And the Holy Spirit helps us in our weakness….we don’t know what God wants us to pray for. But the Holy Spirit prays for us with groanings that cannot be expressed in words.” — Romans 8:26, NLT We sometimes settle into prayer so weary and worldly-weighted that our words puddle into a mush of syllables,Continue reading “Intercession”

Exhaustion

“A meaningful silence is always better than meaningless words.”  — Unknown I slog through this morning sigh at the visage in my mirror — all shadowed and baggy-eyed from a restless night of images. The world feels tight, as if I’m wrapped by a snake squeezing the life out of me.  It is this weightContinue reading “Exhaustion”