The Shepherd’s Way

Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder.
Help someone’s soul heal.
Walk out of your like a shepherd.


Rumi found in FB

Let it fly. …


The trick, it seems, is to be able to hold both things very close – the gratitude and the misery – and then, with a semblance of faith, to let them fly.


Quote- Elizabeth Aquino
Photo – Jeremy Ricketts

Weavings

Ascension – a new perspective on this holy day

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He’s 110 feet tall and has hands 20 feet long. He weighs over 750lbs and is filled with 258,000 cubic feet of air. It took 13 weeks to sew him together.And he’s quite simply the biggest Gadget for God known to man.
Jesus the Hot Air Balloon is based in Tracy, California, and is the latest evangelistic balloon project of The Merritt Ministry. The biggest challenge they faced was theological, it seems: “How do you create a hot air balloon that is both authentic and reverent in its mission of creating Jesus, the Son of God?” Er, quite. The answer? “Jesus, in a majestic purple robe, trimmed in gold, rising above a base of white clouds, in all power and majesty as is presented in the book of Revelation.” Right…
The balloon, which bears the slogan “King of kings, Lord of Lords” across the back of Jesus’s robe, is currently touring the United States. 1000 blessings to Renee Beihl from Colorado for alerting us to this gadget on a grand scale.


Thank you, Michelle Meech

Article: lShip of Fools

First thought…

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I wake up in the morning asking myself
what can I do today,
how can I help the world today.

JULIA BUTTERFLY HILL

(a network of grateful living)

Morning’s first thoughts. As the sun crests the skyline – do we awaken thinking of ourselves or do we reach beyond, praying for open eyes and softened hearts?

The world calls us to greet each day ready to reach out with compassion for all beings. 

Places between the stars

Between the stars

 

“Sometimes when you put your hand into a hollow tree
you touch the dark places between the stars.”
Robert Bly

(Photo by Jena Schwartz)

On-Being blog

Like a road…

Hope is like a road in the country: there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence. LIN YUTANG

 

(PHOTO: MANFRED ANTRANIAS ZIMMER)

(a network of grateful living)

That missing piece


“Sweetheart, when you lose someone, you lose a little bit of yourself, too. And that missing piece? Sometimes you have to lose the rest of yourself to find it.”

Ally Carter, My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories

Photo – Ashes and Snow (Gregory Colbert)