Heartfelt Thanks 

This is the final post on the Still In the Storm blog site. After twelve amazing years, I have retired from the staff of JustFaith Ministries. Thanks to all who have followed this blog over the years.  If you wish to continue exploring “engaged presence” with me, follow the link to my new blog site, In the Storm Still (below)Copies of the Still In the Storm publication are available at: http://justfaith.org/shop/

With a grateful heart,



Photo by Joe Grant © 2016

Photo by Joe Grant © 2016

The wind blows where it chooses, and you hear the sound of it,

but you know not whence it comes or where it goes.

So it is with everyone born of the Spirit.  –John 3:8



When was the last time life left you breathless?  


Inner-city living

leaves me longing

for Nature’s elegance.


Whenever possible,

I make for the woods,

to marinate in Creation.


I am blessed with a sanctuary,

a sacred soaking place

I visit religiously.


Here I amble amid cathedral colonnades

of maple, sycamore,

and black walnut…


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Blessings and thanks!