Depression suffocates the spirit, but the spirit can overcome.
Phutalmios, verdant one, plant-nourishing Poseidon, such bounty has been born of earth! Phutalmios of the waving fields, sun-dappled, wind-kissed, flowing nectar and sap. Phutalmios of the deep woods, lord of life’s quiet secrets and keeper of hidden oaths. Phutalmios of the silent eddy, swirling seed to ground and guarding is rest. Phutalmios of the whiteContinue reading “Bearding”
A massive search is ongoing off the eastern seaboard of the United States for two teen boys, experienced boaters, who have been lost at sea. Drownings tend to affect me in a deep place, which is why one of the unpublished hymns in Depth of Praise was inspired by the massive loss of migrants inContinue reading “Not knowing”
Just a few short weeks ago a friend of mine took a tumble, and the impact of her head striking the ice outside of her home resonated deep within my soul. We talk about the cycles of the world, and how similar things tend to happen again and again . . . this felt likeContinue reading “Brain trust”