Theme for September 2021: Walk

He walks the earth

He walks the earth

Discarded (or misplaced) working boots   (Photo: Irene Bom)     God empties himself into the earth like a cloud. God takes the substance, contours of a man, and keeps them, dying, rising, walking, and still walking wherever there is motion.   excerpt from the poem, “Feast days”, by Annie Dillard published in Tickets for a … Continue reading "He walks the earth" ...
Walk the walk

Walk the walk

Canal tour in Paris, while waiting at one of the sluice gates  (Photo: Irene Bom)   He has told you, mortals,       what is good       in His sight.   What else       does the Eternal       ask of you but to live justly and to love kindness and to walk       with your True God       in all humility? (Micah … Continue reading "Walk the walk" ...
Walk for peace

Walk for peace

Logo for PAX Walk of Peace   PAX is the largest peace organization in the Netherlands. They work to protect civilians from the violence of war, to end armed violence and to build inclusive peace. They do this in conflict areas worldwide, together with local partners and people who believe, as they do, that everyone … Continue reading "Walk for peace" ...
Walking the labyrinth

Walking the labyrinth

Iona Weekend labyrinth at Dopersduin (NL), outlined in flour   The labyrinth may be a set path, but it does not offer a set experience. Instead, it offers a door that anyone may go through, to discover realities that meet each person where each most needs to be met. ​– An Altar in the world, … Continue reading "Walking the labyrinth" ...