The wilderness year: Dana Littlepage Smith embraces the place where we wait, pray and act for change

‘In wilderness we become vulnerable enough to need the shelter and compassion of each other’s regard.’

‘Wilderness is demanding. Yet it may also be a place of manna, of comfort and of sustenance. The psalmist sings of sweet honey from the rock of wilderness.’ | Photo: The Jordan Valley,by Eddie & Carolina Stigson on Unsplash

In the wilderness of my kitchen, I place a rock to remind me of my friend in Colorado. She has placed a stone on the altar for her parish; they will look at it via a video link as they journey through Lent.

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