During our recent Dégustation de Prière (Prayer Tasting) in Montréal one of the participants made this picture for the website…Merci Clémence!
Take a look at this reflection that comes to us from the CELTIC tradition. Like Patrick’s Breastplate it is firmly rooted in the world, the wonder of nature that is seen in everyday life. CHALLENGE: Write your own reflection about God, in this same format….using your Modern context instead of this Medieval one. Feel free […]
Today I will be about creating a labyrinth in this magnificent 17th century church in Paris – The Temple du Marais. It will be an octagon-shaped labyrinth with 4 different pause points, where the spiritual adventurer can stop and follow a suggested interactive experience based on hope, release and rest. While the labyrinth will fill […]
I place a single grape in my mouth My tongue contemplates the simplicity of design My teeth break open the package My mouth experiences the cool, refreshing gift My throat accepts the life giving nourishment O God, the lavish Gift Giver One day I accepted your gift of life Daily I welcome your gifts, sustaining […]
I pick up the leaves My fingers feel their artistic texture My eyes meditate on their rustic beauty My soul senses their ancient existence A long, royal dynasty of Seeds, saplings, trees, And dead trunks turning into soil A holy cycle of living and dying O God, the Ancient of Days I sit before you […]
I stare at the flickering candle I ponder this primitive light Its simplicity, its beauty, its elegance I place my hand near the flame I feel the heat Its power, its functionality, its illumination O God, the First Light, the Eternal Light Illumine the dark corners of my soul Burn away the evident and the […]
I like labyrinths! For me, labyrinths give me a way to pray, without words, but with my feet….and my imagination. I like to create labyrinths! In fact that’s what I was doing over the Easter weekend. In a small chapel in the heart of the red-light district of Amsterdam, I was invited to create a […]
Once you begin praying more creatively, the next step is a desire to share the experience with friends…or to create a similar experience with a group. People like my new virtual friend, Faith McCloud have been developing these ideas for a while. She has created a variety of group experiences that are available on her […]