Journal

Tag: Nature

I Believe

By: Yonce Shelton Coracle Spiritual Director December 2016  I believe because I go to the woods and am met.  I go not to get away from, but to draw closer to. I go with desire.  Or a question.  Or the sense that I carry something.  Or three words on a sticky note.  I...

Sheer Joy!

Last time I offered some Transcendence.  This time I want to offer Sheer Joy!  These few things fill my heart with laughter or happiness or wonder or all of them at the same time.  Enjoy them! The first is probably my favorite minute and twenty-two seconds on Youtube....

Let All Things Their Creator Bless

“Therefore I am now going to allure her; I will lead her into the wilderness and speak tenderly to her.” Hosea 2:14 “The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you…” Deut. 31:8 I’ve never known the truth of those words more intimately than over the 5 days I...
The Light in the Coop

The Light in the Coop

Tara and I cleaned out the chicken coop this week – and by “cleaned out,” I mean deep-cleaned, the kind of cleaning you do once a year with brushes that scour and lots of bleach.  In this case, we didn’t use bleach because a batch of fifteen new baby chicks is on its...