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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We lift our eyes upward to the hills
The everlasting  hills of  mercy
We fix our gaze upon  the  mountains
The remembering mountains of paradise

(David Morrison, with a borrowing from the Psalms)

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Community in Solitude

“I see families huddled in hospital parking lots, unable to accompany their dying loved ones. They are the disciples who stood off and away, watching Jesus expire in agony. The nurses and doctors are the sacred women who stood vigil at the foot of the cross…”

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Palm Sunday

“Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are unable to gather together this Holy Week. It is an invitation to celebrate and reflect in solitude. When the gift of solitude is fostered, the gift of community begins to emerge. We then become aware of our unity with the mystical Body of Christ, and a deep solidarity with the suffering of the world grows within us, and we become more empathetic and vulnerable in our encounters with others.”

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Squinting into the Sunlight

“In uncertain times, (such as the pandemic through which our world is presently suffering), people of faith struggle with the question, ‘What is God doing in all of this?’”

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