Simplicity

Simplicity

A Selection from Seasons of Contemplation: A Book of Midnight Meditations   There are days when life is complex and I require some answer to the how’s and whys that surround the mysterious forces at work in my life. And still there are days when life is simple, and...
Work to be Done

Work to be Done

A Selection from Seasons of Contemplation: A Book of Midnight Meditations   Do not hold a lazy faith. Miracles are not spontaneous events we must wait for helplessly. Miracles are an achievement—a breakthrough accomplished by those who pushed themselves beyond what...
The Seed

The Seed

A Selection from Seasons of Contemplation: A Book of Midnight Meditations   Dreams are the gestation of a future reality. We do not come into being fully formed; rather, we gather, build, and grow. So too our matured identity—what we will be and do in this life—grows...
Clarity in the Darkness

Clarity in the Darkness

A Selection from Seasons of Contemplation: A Book of Midnight Meditations I find I suffer from sensory overload. The speed of the daylight world deafens and overwhelms. Night is more to my pace—the solemn simplicity and the space for rumination. Life still possesses a...
The Virtue of Doubt

The Virtue of Doubt

A Selection from Seasons of Contemplation: A Book of Midnight Meditations by L.M. Browning The Virtue of Doubt Often, we do not come to our faith personally; rather, our faith is handed down to us by our parents, mentors, or our community. Accepting a set of truths...
Unto the Edge

Unto the Edge

  A Selection from Seasons of Contemplation: A Book of Midnight Meditations The purpose of a pilgrimage is about setting aside a long period of time in which the only focus is to be the matters of the soul. Many believe a pilgrimage is about going away but it isn’t;...