Author Archives: wbgayle

Love in the Present Tense

How can we keep up our spirits in the midst of turbulence that knows no boundaries? We are unified in our fear, our anxiety, and our hope for a return to normalcy. Walls that separated us have fallen. We are … Continue reading

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Outer Limits

There is no end in sight. Like the limits of the horizon, we know it exists but the naked eye cannot see. Have faith, dear one, it is out there like the borderlands of the holy where the presence of … Continue reading

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Veil of Vulnerability

Bare. Exposed. Completely vulnerable. Anxious and on edge. The veil has been torn and the present moment feels raw. The comfort of the past is gone. Shrouded in vulnerability, I follow its pathway to the future.

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Body and Soul

When I am off balance my whole world is tilted, sending me careening to the ground. It is here I meet the earth. It has my back, solid and firm. Faith is the firm ground of my spirit. With this … Continue reading

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A Healthy Hope

Change drains me to the core. But like the heart, hope is a muscle which must be exercised. When in the throes of trouble, the heartbeat of hope is enough. It restores the life-giving spirit to embrace the change taking … Continue reading

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We Are All In This Together

Life is not about me but about God. God has created a mystical fabric and I am but one small thread in this eternal tapestry. We are sewn together by God’s hands and are bound to one another in love.

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Star Gazing

To dwell in a sense of despair is not a sustainable underpinning from which to build and support our faith. We need to shed our anxious fear and embrace a sense of timeless joy with the Holy Spirit as our … Continue reading

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Paradigm Shift

Life is hard. Suffering, pain and death will test the boundaries of every human being. There is no denying it. Instead of dwelling in the weeds, soar above the forest and look down at the fullness of life and be … Continue reading

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Glimpses of Grace

New life springs forth each day. Babies are born. Flowers and trees bloom. Miracles are performed. Even if we can’t glimpse it, God’s grace continues to abound spawning things deeper and more lasting. This truth will carry us through the … Continue reading

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Breath of Life

I have turned inward to ease the high stress and anxiety of this viral crisis. I am saturated with the endless reports of bad news. I retreat into my inner space where the rhythmic sound of my breath calms me.

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