Still Very Dark


In the morning, while it was still very dark, he got up and went out to a deserted place, and there he prayed.

(Mark 1:35)

What is it about deserted places

That calls us to prayer?



In the dark

The heart beats

the rhythm of my song.

Seen above (and in home-page mastheads): “Still, I Rise” by Kathy Bozzuti-Jones in the current ECVA exhibition, “Recognition & Return.”

Readings are from Streams of Mercy: a meditative commentary on the Bible by Ann Kristin Haldors Fontaine (used with permission of the author.)

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