I Thirst [a poem]

I THIRST by M.H. Hanson (originally posted December 7, 2010, updated December 7, 2011) I do not know where the words come from. They are like water that gushes from a spigot. I don’t question their existence.  Only quickly place the bucket of my heart underneath praying my confession. Come. And as I try to catch  it I Hope that the […]

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Can depression lead to a richer spiritual life?

Our tears so blind our eyes that we cannot see our mercies.                — John Flavel (1627-1691) The thoughts by Dr. Parker Palmer below are beautifully expressed and echo my experience with clinical depression.  If you’ve never suffered, it may enlighten or expand your notions and ability to empathize.  Reading it was a comfort to […]

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