Low Tide

Low Tide May 24, 2020

Acadia Beach, Vancouver, BC

Contemplative spirituality is tidal.

There are seasons where the life giving waters of the spirit are abundant and lap against the shores of our souls.

There are also seasons where the shore retreats, and there seems to be only muck as far as the eye can see.

When the seafloor of our lives is exposed, we feel vulnerable.

We can see the trash that has accumulated in our hearts and minds.

It is difficult to get our ship back to the navigable waters of faith.

Be patient. Wait.

The tide always comes back.

About Jason M. Brown
Jason M. Brown is a Lecturer at Simon Fraser University. He writes about religion, spirituality and ecology. You can read more about the author here.

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