Last week’s Poetry Party was another shimmering gathering of poetic beauty. If you haven’t yet, make sure to stop by and see the offerings. You are still welcome to share a poem in response to the prompt but it is time for me to announce the winner of the random drawing. . . Genora Powell has won a free registration spot in my upcoming online retreat Honoring Saints & Ancestors: Peering through the Veil (October 30-November 19, 2011). Contact me with your email address and I will get you registered (or you can gift a friend).
Dear monks, artists, and pilgrims, In ancient times, wise men and women fled out into the desert to find a place where they could be fully present to the divine and to their own inner struggles at work within them. The desert became a place