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

The Widow and the Judge

The Widow and the Judge: A Reflection by David Morrison Gospel Reading: Then Jesus told them a parable about their need to pray always and not to lose heart. He said, ‘In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor had respect for people. In that city there was a widow…

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Sky and Land

Out here at Desert Rain, we have a view of a desert landscape that haunts you with the ancient and the mysterious. When that sense of wonder fades in the moment, the azure blue sky calls you back into a nourishing kind of enchantment. Every so often, clouds, as if they were visitors from foreign…

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Between the Sun and the Moon

“While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, winter and summer, and day and night shall not cease.”   –Genesis 8:2 On weekday mornings, my regular task is to prepare our chapel for our 7:00 a.m. prayer gathering. I set the music; light the candles, make the coffee, light the incense, and most…

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The Frontier Route in the Landscape of Our Souls–David Morrison 10/13/13

Kingdomtide 2013: Week of October 13 Gospel Reading: As Jesus continued his journey to Jerusalem,he traveled through Samaria and Galilee. As he was entering a village, ten lepers met him. They stood at a distance from him and raised their voices, saying, “Jesus, Master! Have pity on us!” And when he saw them, he said,…

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Sunday Meeting at 11:00 am

Join us for a reflective, intimate gathering centered on the celebration of the Eucharist. We usually begin with a drum circle followed by silent prayer and a reflection on a gospel reading culminating with communion…

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