“Six days a week, we wrestle with the world, wringing profit from the earth; on the Sabbath we especially care for the seed of eternity planted in the soul.“ ~ Abraham Joshua Heschel

Low tide

“This is the first and wildest thing I know: that the soul exists and is built entirely out of attentiveness.” ~ Mary Oliver

How do you pay attention to the soul?


At times our journey asks for courage as we choose the path ahead. Those are moments to pause and reflect: Where have we come from? Where are we going? What is required of us?

What do you see?

Cum panis

When the journey seems endless, we need sustenance. This can take many forms and during this pandemic requires ingenuity. Companion comes from “cum panis”, with bread. We are nourished as we break bread together.

What feeds you on your journey? How do you nurture one another?


I already know everything I need in this moment to live fully. There is no other book or experience that will make me more complete. … the caution is to not let the words in a book become a substitute for my own deep knowing.” ― Christine Valters Paintner, The Soul’s slow Ripening

How do you tap into that other way of knowing?

Drawing the soul

Hope always draws the soul from the beauty which is seen to what is beyond, always kindles the desire for the hidden through what is constantly perceived. Therefore, the ardent lover of beauty, although receiving what is always visible as an image of what he desires, yet longs to be filled with the very stamp of the archetype. Gregory of Nyssa (4th century)

What is your soul drawn to?