Category: Beauty, Devotionals, Suffering
Don’t get stuck in the rut of seeing the forest from (the perspective of) the trees. If you get close enough to any tree you will see blemishes, imperfections, and problems. Stand back and see the trees from (the perspective of) the forest and watch your worries decrease and your joy grow. When you see beauty as a whole or in its entirety, you begin to appreciate your frame of reference at face value, you begin to understand the purpose of a larger ecosystem that is simple and beautiful.
Category: Beauty, Nature, Poetry
A curl within a curl within a curl ad infinitum. A turquoise fractal with salty skin and a wicked tongue. The golden ratio— multiplying itself in eternal swirls— a pillow for Poseidon. I stare out at the horizon, blue walls of hydrogen and oxygen molecules holding hands as I listen with…
Category: Art, Beauty, Nature, Poetry, Psychology, Suffering
Open your eyes.
See the bioluminescence,
from the abyss,
or God’s firework show
in dancing waves of light,
the Holy Grail of sky watching,
the aurora borealis,
the northern lights.
Category: Devotionals, JESUS, Morality, Psychology, Spiritual Formation
We need to hear and heed this NOW more than EVER! Be kind. Be understanding. People are fragile, whether they show it or not. Learn to recognize the frightened child in everyone by listening rather than speaking. Just as you were when you were a child—afraid of failure—you will undoubtedly be tempted as an adult…
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