Tag: vulnerability


Vulnerability


These are frustrating days for many of us. We have short fuses. Life has been disrupted and we are often unable to go where we want to go and do what we want to do.  We are, most of us, frightened though we are not willing to admit it so...

The pause of paws:


A meditation on Red Flags, hoofs, and paws The Park by the Pizzaria, Langley, Whidbey Island, Washington, The Salish Sea Sometimes when we walk, we must now pause, since Kai-the-dog is 98 in human years. So we stop.  We pause to rest our paws. Perhaps because it did not speak? ...

hospitality and the abdomen


The human abdomen can be so lovely.  The Crucifixion Bas Relief, Clay with wax resist. April 13, 2019. Preparation for Good Friday firing. Charles LaFond, Potter We, each of us, have a human body.  We can all agree to begin there. It may be young or old, sick or well,...

vulnerability in wildernesses


"... I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and His train filled the sanctuary. Above him stood the Seraphim; each had six wings; with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew." (Isaiah 6:1–3) This seems like...

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. ...