A tiny dot of blue

A tiny dot of blue in the grey and cloudy sky. An opening. A promise.

“In our anxiety to limit ourselves to that which we can comprehend definitely, we are losing all that is above, beyond, below, through, past, over that small area encompassed by our conscious mind” Madeleine L’Engle

How do you limit yourself? How does God break through?

Gazing wide

“God is present in the details of the everyday but is also visible when we pull back and take a wider gaze upon our lives and pay attention to the patterns and ways things have been woven together.”

Christine Valters Paintner, With eyes of heart

What weavings do you discover?

Olive tree

Why am I drawn to the olive tree? Is it the beauty and flavor of it’s fruit? The oil that speaks of anointing? The olive branch as a symbol of peace and offer of reconciliation? The hardiness of the tree that can withstand extreme conditions?

Which of these speaks to you?