To Dust

We are still in Lent. The season of our sorrow has a light at the end of the tunnel as a country, but the struggles are still pernicious and perennial. COVID-19. War. Environmental destruction. Racism. White supremacy. Poverty. Sexism. A climate emergency. Meanwhile. This season is about a deep introspection of our own complicity. As … Continue reading To Dust

New Wine

   Ferment me, GodTake these blemished fruits of my lifeAdd the sweetness and yeast of your spiritBubble through meDistill the fragrance and flavorTransform meClarify mePour meWine is a kingdom beverage.Peggy Godfrey, renowned cowboy poetess.

The Journey

If you could seethe journey whole,you might neverundertake it,might never darethe first stepthat propels youfrom the placeyou have knowntoward the placeyou know not. Call itone of the merciesof the road:that we see itonly by stagesas it opensbefore us,as it comes intoour keeping,step bysingle step. There is nothingfor itbut to go,and by our goingtake the vowsthe … Continue reading The Journey