On Holy Ground

Welcome to On Holy Ground – an online gathering of friends and a learning community for the exchange of questions and personal truth. We invite you to contemplate reflections posted here and join in the conversation with your response in the comment section below each reflection or on our Facebook page.

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One day Jesus asked his disciples who they thought he was (Matthew 16:13ff). When Peter responded that he was the Messiah, the Beloved One of God, Jesus told him that he had not figured this out on his own, but...
When I was young I loved to dance. Dancing still holds memories of some of my best moments of closeness, of friendship, of relationship. Later I learned that relationship to God is called prayer. I heard we had formal names...
A few years ago, at the tender age of 66, I started piano lessons. A year later, I started classical guitar lessons, and then a year after that I started music theory classes at Augusta University. Music lessons have catapulted...
In the private living quarters of our convent is an open-air garden, planted last December. A few months ago, I added a red yucca in a red ceramic pot, not yet flowering but already well-rooted with long, spiked leaves. Last...
I have a jar of dirt on my bookshelf; layered shades of brown, black, tan, and red.  Those layers are remnants, markers of holy ground. There are crumbles of red Oklahoma clay, black mulch from the Hoh Rainforest, bits of...