Monthly Archives: September 2016

I know not who I am

Bulleh Shah was a classic Punjabi Sufi poet who lived from 1680 – 1758 in what is now Pakistan. “His writings represent him as a humanist, someone providing solutions to the sociological problems of the world around him as he lives through … Continue reading

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Walking on the Surface of Things

Walking on the Surface of Things Rain drops clung like fireflies in the great web of life, until they fell like little balls of light. Without awareness of beginning and ending,    it wasn’t the clouds,    it was the … Continue reading

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If you want to draw closer

“If you want to draw closer to Father God,” writes Gordon Dalby, “get to know Jesus.” But, he warns, “sooner or later this path leads to the cross, which means death to your natural desires. You’ll have to give up … Continue reading

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To a Long-Loved Love

TO A LONG-LOVED LOVE “We, who have seen the new moon grow old together, Who have seen winter rime the fields and stones As though it would claim earth and water forever, We who have known the touch of flesh … Continue reading

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Prayer for Vocations

“God of heaven and earth, we pray for Your kingdom to come, of Your will to be done on earth as it is in heaven.   Teach us to see our vocations and occupations as woven into Your work in … Continue reading

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