aha 20: the heart of revealed truth

Of the seven gifts of the holy spirit — wisdom, understanding, counsel, fortitude, knowledge, piety, and fear of the lord — it is understanding that I pray most often to receive now. And — In doing so, I've been led to a very scary ledge that I now teeter on: Unknowing. All I know is…

aha 19: into the wilderness

As part of my Lenten journey this year, I am attending a weekly Lectio Divina group at the Basilica of Saint Mary — then painting and writing impressions from my meditations.  The Gospel for Week 1 is Mark 1:12 - 15. "And immediately the spirit drives Him into the wilderness —" The words that follow are…