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

Eternal Autumn

“For the leaving of birds in formations to the south / And the expectation of new things to come…”

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The Road to Desert Rain: Birgit West

Dorian sits down with Birgit West and hears her spiritual history and life story.

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At the Still Point

Dorian, Jacob, and David discuss the process of building Desert Rain’s labyrinth and the spirituality of walking prayer.

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The Road to Desert Rain: Kirsten Helm

Dorian sits down with Kirsten Helm and talks with her about her spiritual journey and connection to Desert Rain.

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Forged in the Storm

Dorian and David discuss contemplative practices that help us process chronic, physical pain and emotional traumas.

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Kingdomtide 2021

“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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Road To Desert Rain: Stacy Arreola

Dorian sits down with Stacy Arreola and listens to the story of her spiritual history and what led her to come to the Southwest from South Carolina and eventually to Desert Rain Community.

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Join us tonight at 8pm as we walk the labyrinth in prayer and solidarity with the people of Afghanistan and Haiti. 

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Salvation, Sobriety, and Self-Care

Dorian and David discuss the intersection of and points of diversion between religious conversion, 12-Step Sobriety, and Self-Care.

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