Tag: change


tea bowls, heavens and hells


  When I sat at my potter’s wheel, and the wheel began to spin, I found myself making tea bowls.  I had no need of them, though some of the great Japanese tea bowls had been on my mind like small children tugging at my clothes… “make us, make us,...

change


Today I awoke to find my front yard different.  This view, which greets me every morning with my coffee, prayer, study and silence like an airplane stewardess showing me to my seat for the day’s flight, had a different look today.  I was aware, these last few weeks, that the...

confessions of a panentheist


Reading Rachel Carson’s The Edge of The Sea it feels like a new kind of prayer book.  Especially while sitting on a rock, on a island, off the coast of Maine - it is a mystical experience.  It feels like a new church.  A new Bible. The Celtic church of...

Making all things new and messy


When God says “I am making all things new.” I wonder if we are really into that.  I mean, do we want all things new?  Or do we prefer to keep things as they are, such that nothing needs to be figured out. So there’s no need for more paper-work. ...