I've lived here at the community with Marsha, my wife, since its founding in 2003. I serve in various ways from pastoral care to landscape maintenance; from coffee brewing to bar keeping.

Author Archives: David Morrison

The Presence-Driven Life

Dorian and David have a conversation about God’s presence continually accessing our lives and world in the here-and-now and the every-day experience of living.

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Luminous Windows

“And so when the window of the soul becomes illumined with God’s presence, it’s good to bask in it as we would in our own homes as the morning sun streams through the windows. It’s good to sit in silence for a bit, and then to “rise, and not be afraid” of whatever befalls us the rest of the day: whether the events turn out to be terrible, spectacular, or mundane.”

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An interview from The On Being Project (Krista Tippett) with Walter Brueggeman that features the power of lamentation in our collective prayer.

Walter Brueggemann — The Prophetic Imagination

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A Response to Challenging Times

Dorian and David discuss the importance of the prayer of lament to meet the challenge of our times.

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Trauma and Transformation

“The spiritual journey begins when we’re no longer driving away from the desert, but being “led by the Spirit” into it. For some, this initiation comes as a slight stirring in the heart, and for others, it arrives in the form of a complete overturning of life circumstances.”

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These Ashes We Must Wear

“The ashes call us to return to our origin and look forward to our destiny: the dust of the earth…”

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