Become All Flame

5-15-2016 6-48-33 PM

Mulberry-Tree,-The

Mulberry Tree, Vincent van Gogh (1889)

“Abba Lot went to see Abba Joseph and said to him, ‘Abba, as far as I can I say my Little Office. I fast a little. I pray. I meditate. I live in peace and as far as I can. I purify my thoughts. What else am I to do?” The old man stood up, stretched his hands towards heaven and his fingers became like ten lamps of fire, and he said to him, ‘If you will, you can become all flame.’”

–Sayings from the Desert Fathers

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About David Morrison

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.

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