My Chalkboard: Sarum Primer, 1527

Sarum Primer, 1527 (I discovered this via Phyllis Tickle in my daily prayer book, The Divine Hours: Prayers for Springtime.) [Read more…]

My Chalkboard: Psalm 18

Psalm 18, from The Book of Common Prayer. (Yesterday I wrote “Lengthen My Stride” on a white sheet of paper over my desk. I love that.) [Read more…]

My Chalkboard: Jean-Pierre DeCaussade

Love this: “Mystify us, arouse us and confuse us.” If only we prayed that way more often? From The Sacrament of the Present Moment, written in the 18th century. [Read more…]

My Chalkboard: Jane Kenyon

    I love Jane Kenyon (who died in 1995). She was the first poet I ever connected with. This quote is from a lecture she once gave titled “Everything I Know About Poetry.” I believe it’s found in a collection of her essays, A Hundred White Daffodils. (But don’t hold me to it.) If [Read More…]

My Chalkboard: Meister Eckhart

Meister Eckhart (1260-1328) was a German mystic. This is from his poem “Jerusalem” in Love Poems from God: Twelve Sacred Voices from the East and West. I’m loving this collection. (It’d make a wonderful Valentine’s gift if you ask me…) [Read more…]

My Chalkboard: Madeleine L’Engle

From A Circle of Quiet, page 45 [Read more…]