I am a minister, photographer, retreat leader, author and Quaker -- albeit one who's not always good at being a good Quaker. I am the author of "Awaken Your Senses," "Holy Silence: The Gift of Quaker Spirituality," "Mind the Light: Learning to See with Spiritual Eyes" and "Sacred Compass: The Path of Spiritual Discernment" (foreword by Richard Foster).
This blog is a compendium of writing, photography, seriousness and silliness -- depending on my mood.
Friday, October 26, 2012
A mouse and a frog meet every morning on the river bank. They sit
on the ground and talk.
Each morning, the second they see each other, they open easily,
telling stories and dreams and secrets, empty of any fear or suspicious
To watch and listen to those two is to understand how, as it's
written, sometimes when two beings come together, Christ becomes
Source: The Essential Rumi, translated by Coleman Barks