Guest Posting at Anita Mathias’ Blog – Dreaming Beneath the Spires
I‘m honored to be guest posting today at Anita Mathias’ blog, Dreaming Beneath the Spires. I’ve both enjoyed and been inspired by Anita’s writing on life and faith.
She is the author of Wandering Between Two Worlds: Essays on Faith and Art and The Church That Had Too Much. Her writing has appeared in several publications including: The Washington Post, London Magazine, Virginia Quarterly Review, The Christian Century, and The Best Spiritual Writing (HarperSanFrancisco).
If you’ve not read her work before, stop by Dreaming Beneath the Spires. You’re in for a treat.
Sleepless, I walked through the dark to my kitchen to peer out the windows at our backyard meadow cradled by woods. The strain of life had led me to feel things were more chaos than calm. Looking up, I saw the dark night sky speckled with tiny flickering lights. A moment of wonder turned into a half hour of stargazing. Stars carrying names from their Maker hung overhead. If that One, that Maker, could bring order to a sea of glimmering lights, surely He could bring order to my perceived chaos. I returned to bed, falling asleep in a room lit softly by starlight that soon gave way to dawn. Peaceful.