spiritual practice

Faithful

Faithful

spiritual practice, spiritual practices
For the Lenten Photo Invitation If you look closely, there are three whales in this picture-a mama whale, a baby whale, and in the background, their escort. An escort whale is an example of faithfulness. The male escort is not the daddy, but he escorts the mama and baby from here (Maui) to the Gulf of Alaska.  He is truly faithful. While we were there, the mama and baby frolicked away while the escort stood guard for well over an hour. At one point, while mama and baby were playing, the escort dove underneath the pontoon boat and sang. The water and the canvas of the boat combined to communicate the song to our ears beautifully.  At the end, all three came together, headed towards our pontoon boat, and bid us adieu. It was truly a miraculous moment. Thoughts to ponder - What is worthy of
Psalm

Psalm

Poetry, Psalm, Religion, spiritual practice, Spirituality
Eli Eli lama sabachthani? where were you when the embryo hatched and was formed by blood-spattered hyenas tearing hope from limb to limb and laughing gleefully at the mockery where were you when the embryo fell and love offered a hit of a crack pipe covered in symbols flashing through the ghetto offering escape from the desolate heat the hands that should be reaching out are cut off at the wrists bleeding sanctimonious tripe in defiance of the call to love the least , lost, and lonely while sentencing each embryo to death guilty rings through the room as we continue to bleed the embryo out with ignorance born of fear and shame and the lie of the only way being my way standing on the corner shouting belligerently to repent or die revelation rings through the cosmos as the embryo marches th...