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 Spirit of Holy Week

Dorian and David discuss how we can transcend the religious observance and engage in the spirituality of Holy Week.

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An Anti-Triumphal Entry

“If you’ve grown up in North American culture, you have been trained all your life to expect Jesus to make your life a “triumphal entry” into the “winner’s circle.” The reality of love calls us to follow Jesus into the same great humility. We can NEVER experience the resurrection unless we’ve died.”

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Time and Eternity Intertwined

Dorian and David discuss a way of living life through the great paschal mystery of Christ.

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The Life that Falls to the Ground

“When my life feels like an ambling journey: aimless, wind-blown, and chaos-driven; in your mercy, give me the grace of courage to pray: ‘Lord, I give myself over to this flight on the wind of your Spirit.'”

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The Little Promises of Spring

“We don’t have to go far to find the treasure we are seeking. There is beauty and goodness right were we are. And only when we can see the beauty and goodness that are close by can we recognize beauty and goodness on our travels far and wide…“ -Henri J.M. Nouwen

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Soul Speaking to Soul

Dorian and David engage in a “soul friend” conversation.

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Salvation and Surrender

“If we are truly surrendered, we will never be aware of our own efforts to remain surrendered. Our entire life will be consumed with the One to whom we surrender.” (Oswald Chambers)

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