• The Profit of Solitude

    17 October, 2016

    Hermits choose the home of aloneness. Solitude has become their close friend. The recluse who lives in a cave, rests in the wilderness or scrambles to empty mountaintops expresses the heart that finds life in solitude. In solitude I sacrifice activity to shelter my body and soak my soul. I hear…...[read more]

  • By The Stream of Solitude

    16 October, 2016

    Flowing into each life arrives the season to sit in new streams. To seek solitude is one such stream. Solitude is not for the faint-hearted. At times the most difficult thing we can do is to sit with ourselves. Yet it is in the doing of things that disturb our comfort that we are re-formed.…...[read more]

  • Jesus' Top 3 Super Foods

    13 October, 2016

    Jesus repeatedly dined on sweet super food. This diet was good for Jesus, so it must too be for me. Detox the body and soul by first chewing on this food for the spirit: After He had dismissed them, He went up on a mountainside by Himself to pray. Later that night, He was there alone. (Matthew…...[read more]

  • The Profit of Space#

    7 September, 2016

    Confession time... An affair is upon me... i t is with the wild and the wide; those open lands that flood this heart in health, and fill my soul with praise. The Lord has sown within each human the peace and joy of an eye-catching expanse. He prospers every soul. He is generous yet…...[read more]

  • The Pilgrimage of the Heart

    6 September, 2016

    A human heart is set to travel, adventure stirs the soul. My heart is set on a pilgrimage, my eyes are fixed to Zion. This is my life's passage through earth to heaven. This walkway is sealed within the countless spiritual paradoxes that Jesus my Christ presents to all who seek Him. I hold no…...[read more]

  • Waiting for God to Move?

    16 August, 2016

    The Lord is not slow as He measures His promises. Most men measure differently. In the forbearance of tenacious solitude I will sit closely to the rock that is higher than I. I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in His word daily (without fail) I place my hope-laden faith. My soul waits…...[read more]

  • Exploring Solitude#

    7 July, 2016

    The thought of striking a paddle upstream against the tide of crowds is daunting at the least when it is far easier to be connected 24/7. For the ill-disciplined or the gregarious the potential for distraction is beyond immense. “My soul is crammed through from top to bottom with the trite,…...[read more]

  • Solitude & Me#

    6 July, 2016

    As with our Lord and St. Benedict, I too require solitude's fields of refreshment. In solitude I discover more of Jesus. He then disarms me with love. I need solitude to enter the depths of myself, where hopefully, I will hear God speak a word of love to me. “Be still and know that I am…...[read more]

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