I've lived here at the community with my wife, Marsha, and daughter, Anna, since its founding in 2003. I serve as spiritual director, lawn keeper, and jokester. I'm part leprechaun as well.

Author Archives: David Morrison

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Desert Rain Community Radio

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First Week of Advent 2020

Joseph Campbell said it well: “You must give up the life you planned in order to have the life that is waiting for you.”

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Advent 2020

“As I light this flame, I lay myself before Thee.” (Ancient Celtic Prayer)

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“It is a serious thing
just to be alive on this
fresh morning
in this broken world.”
-Mary Oliver

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Holding Fear and Confusion

“Grounding social action in contemplative consciousness is not a luxury for a few, but surely a cultural necessity…”

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Kingdomtide 2020

“Kingdomtide invites us to allow that inner courage to become activated in our world today: seeking justice for the oppressed, reconciliation of races and cultures, and speaking truth to power…”

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“There is something in me so bright and shining in itself that the darkness I fall into or make whether in despair or delight cannot thwart the flow of this inner light.”
-Meister Eckhart

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“In times of doubt I forget that You are not a God of thoughts, to be found in concepts or theories, but are the source of my life and the radiance that shines forth in all that is, and then I remember: mine is the work of learning to see You as the radiance that shines forth in all that is, even in the dark. Even in me.” -Meister Eckhart  
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