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An awakening is beginning

From the Boundless Life collection

An awakening is beginning,
The half living now arise.
All those scales which they accepted
Are now falling from their eyes.

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Prayer

When prayers were words
I felt like
I was failing
a sentence prayer exam.

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God wake us from illusion

From the Boundless Life collection

God wake us from illusion, rouse us from our dream,
Free us from believing that things are as they seem.
Though everything seems solid which we can see or clutch
The quantum space within them is something we can’t touch.

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Let opposites all share

From the Boundless Life collection

Let opposites all share a common space,
The inner and the outer be as one;
Each mind reflect life’s interweaving grace
And hearts all find God’s presence deep within.

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What is in the Crystal Ball?

Traditional churches have resisted the substantive change necessary to remain relevant in the modern world. There is a huge chasm between the higher biblical criticism and liberation theology of most seminaries and what is actually proclaimed from the pulpits of American churches. This is true, in large part because ministers are afraid of losing their jobs and parishioners want to hold onto the magical thinking that has helped them to cope with the vicissitudes of life.

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Sacred Land, Holy Water – Sermon Video

Beyond the fearful and exploitative view of the earth seen in much of ancient scriptures, the human race has not only discovered an ability to dominate the earth, we have managed to beat it half to death. The modern church must embrace as a prophetic mission the defense of the environment in cooperation with scientists who are studying global climate change and the biological and botanical impacts of pollution.

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O child within the Christmas scene

From the Boundless Life collection

O child within the Christmas scene
Come play with us today.
Melt all the ice within our hearts
And warm us as we play.

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Look behind the festive scene

From the Boundless Life collection

Look behind the festive scene
Both to factory and land;
Contemplate the labour force
Using both the mind and hand.

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In nature as in Jesus

From the Boundless Life collection

In nature as in Jesus,
All life is truly one,
But we divide Christ’s mantle
And drown Creation’s song,

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The World Within (in praise of water)

From the Boundless Life collection

The world within and world outside
Both rest within God’s caring.
When inner streams unite with seas
They herald total sharing.

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Come, let us think like mountain rocks

From the Boundless Life collection

Come, let us think like mountain rocks,
Come breathe the song of scented breeze;
Come join the atoms’ quantum dance,
Come weep with all the fallen trees.

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Blossoming Sound

I feel the holy at work
standing by myself
in the sanctuary of the Good Shepherd

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