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 Road To Desert Rain: Boot Arreola

Dorian and Boot discuss his spiritual story and how his family came to live in community here at Desert Rain.

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Caught Between a Cult and a Utopia

Dorian and David discuss some commonly asked questions about the community and our daily lives here.

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Road to Desert Rain: Crystal Joslyn

Crystal talks about her spiritual history and how she came to live at Desert Rain.

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Everyday Mysticism

Dorian and David have a casual conversation about the appearance of an Oryx family here at Desert Rain and how spirituality is intertwined with nature.

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One Breath

Let your Spirit breathe through me.
Let me hear the earth breathe.
Let all the winds be gathered.
One Breath

-David Morrison

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The Road to Desert Rain: Cole Joslyn

Dorian sits down with Cole to discuss the life events that led him and his family to live in intentional community.

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Path of the Hiddenite

Dorian and David discuss the value of cultivating “beginner’s eyes” throughout our lives and the critical spiritual practice of not taking oneself so seriously.

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Road to Desert Rain: Jacob Neria

Dorian and Jacob discuss his spiritual history and life events that brought him to Desert Rain.

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The Blessing Way of Summer

“For wisps of clouds converging on the noon horizon, where heaven touches earth / And the savage storms that jar the night, but leave us with morning dew…”

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Road to Desert Rain: Deanna Steele

Deanna relates to Dorian her spiritual history and how she came to be a founder of Desert Rain.

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