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

Mental Health and Mystics

Dorian and David discuss the crossing and winding paths of mental well-being and spiritual experience and practice.

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Beyond A Safe Place

Dorian and David discuss The Iona Creed and how important it has been to the development of the community.

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Upcoming Book!

We’re excited to announce a community-driven, creative endeavor: A book (hopefully the first of a series) of Haiku verses and photos that celebrate the landscape and spirituality of the Chihuahuan Desert. Any support would be deeply appreciated. Sharing the link to the Kickstarter on social media would be an even bigger help. Thank you! Check it out here:

 Click here for the Kickstarter

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Upcoming Book of Desert Haiku

An opportunity to support a creative endeavor: a book of photos and haiku around the the imagery and themes of the desert by David Morrison. We appreciate your contribution!

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The Road to Desert Rain: Jonathan Klassen

Dorian sits down with Jonathan Klassen as he tells about the significant events in his life and the spirituality woven in them.

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Pathways to Presence: Study

Dorian and David continue in the series, “Pathways to Presence” in which they discuss the practice of study as a spiritual discipline.

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The Ups and Downs of a Grassroots Christianity

Dorian and David have a conversation with Steve Alvarez: a veteran former pastor and current business owner. Steve tells about his story of faith and the “insider secrets” of ministry.

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Easter (“Pasch”) Season

“In the Scriptures, when people experienced an encounter with God (a vision), they were left with a divine commission (a command). This resulted in a change of life that made an impact on the surrounding community-a mission. “

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