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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Beautiful Drums This Week

Jacob has made some beautiful drums this past couple of weeks. Here are some photos of a couple. We’re trying to figure out the best way to take the photos and display them in the amazon.com store we’re going to be setting up this week. These shots are near our pond, where we do our…

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Monk Drums: a non-profit community business is born

We’re gonna do it! After several years of preparation, trials, and brainstorming, we think we are ready to launch “monkdrums.com”. What is monk drums you might ask? Good question! The goal of “Monk Drums” is to provide “work worth doing” in the community, that can provide a “fair wage” for the crafts people and an…

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Common Meal:

Thursdays at 6:00 pm If you would like to visit with us in a more “intimate setting”, why not come have dinner with us and our families? We meet every Thursday with other folks in the surrounding areas to eat, visit, and have fun. We usually have kids and adults of all ages. Everyone is…

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