Images created on this day over the past 7 years bring to mind the sweet words of my dear friend, Liz, who lived deeply her faithful insight of God as Lover.
“When we relax our patterns of contraction we create the conditions for greater flow and emergence. We dismantle the barriers we had erected against evolution’s invitations. As we step into the unknown without our habitual tensions, and with our senses and hearts open—we receive teachings, support, and encouragement from unexpected places. Each blade of grass begins to sing.” —Pavithra Mehta
“Life becomes more joyful when I realize that I have a dancing partner! I drop my own choreography and begin to move.” ~an excerpt from Sophia Diehl’s Monk in the World Guest Post on Abbey of the Arts
“The breath and wind of the Spirit remind us that our God can create order from chaos and life from death.” ~Rev. Melissa Bills, from the Renewal of Creation devotion produced by Women of the ELCA
“Rather than hoarding life, nature gives it all away.” ~Parker Palmer
Looking out the window right now in Austin, TX, mesmerized by all the green outside, and a little song from grade school is playing in my head, “Love is something if you give it away, give it away, give it away. Love is something if you give it away, you end up having more.”
“No water, no life. No blue, no green.” -Sylvia Earle