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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Recreation

“The General Dance…”

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God in Exile

“In those moments of surrender, when I allow the Spirit to move into that painful space of rejection, I become the refugee and the wanderer. And in this embrace, the Spirit renovates that empty space into ‘home.'”

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Christmas 2019

“Whereas the way of the world is to insist on publicity, celebrity, popularity, and getting maximum exposure, God prefers to work in secret…”

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A Trembling and a Fascination

“When you come face to face with all that’s unknown and unseen; instead of making a stand against it (out of fear); may you find the grace to fall furiously into faith, hope, and love.”

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Night Waiting…

A Winter Blessing….

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We Awaken in Christ’s Body

“Christ awakens as the Beloved in every last part of our body…”

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Third Week of Advent 2019

“When we honestly look at the suffering of the world, reality will not allow us to become blind optimists. When we honestly look at the unrelenting love of God expressed in ordinary people, reality will not allow us to become cynical pessimists.”

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Second Week of Advent 2019

“John proclaimed the coming of a new reality which was already breaking in—the ‘Realm of Heaven.’ In John’s gospel, Jesus referred to it as “eternal life.” Paul called it ‘the New Creation,’ while John the Revelator saw it as the ‘New Earth.’”

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First Week of Advent 2019

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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