Category Archives: Metaphysical Reflection

A Word to One’s Self

Be strong, be smart, be tough, be humble… even when (especially when!) doing so seems more paradox than orthodox! Continue reading

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The Healing Silence

In the examination of our own thoughts, we both know and are known. Continue reading

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Walking Along the River Road

Sometimes, if we just keep going a while longer, we’ll find a better path to where we want to be. Whatever leads us to a higher road is worth traveling. Continue reading

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Alive in the Desert

In the midst of such vastness as the Grand Canyon, I marvel at the beauty and persistence of tiny life. Continue reading

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Gathering from an Old Orchard

There is something of God in gathering old apples for making fresh cider, in taking what was left to rot and turning it into something sweet and precious. Continue reading

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Running through the Mud

It is often the least enjoyable segments of life that best prepare us for our greatest testings–and our greatest delights. Continue reading

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A Few Miles West of Medicine Lodge

Small buttes, little mesas, red bluffs rising above miles and miles of open range–are you sure this is Kansas, Dorothy? Continue reading

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