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Tag Archives: Jordan
Why I take pictures of cats
Above the Monastery in Petra, signs direct visitors to some of the very Best Views.
We scrambled towards the Best View in the World.
It was a very good view. There was also, of course, a small cat. Continue reading
Posted in story Tagged cats, Jordan, Petra, sabbatical, small world 1 Comment
A man whose last name we didn’t know, whom we had met last night, pointed out a narrowing canyon and said, “Walk that way. I’ll meet you on the other side.” Continue reading
Posted in spiritual autobiography, story Tagged Holy Land, Jordan, sabbatical, Wadi Rum Leave a comment
Dead Sea Prayer
Floating in brine designed not for propagating but for pickling; Suspended between peace and petrification, love and devotion. When will your waters break afresh, bringing a new creation to its first astonished breath?
Posted in poetry, prayer Tagged Dead Sea, Holy Land, Jordan, sabbatical Leave a comment
Later, they sit silent as the grave side by side,
watching a late sun set over the Jordan… Continue reading
Posted in lectionary reflection, poetry, prayer, sermon preparation Tagged baptism, Dead Sea, Jesus, John 11:1-45, Jordan, Raising of Lazarus, Resurrection, Year A Lent 5 Leave a comment