Something Just Like This

Snow started falling sometime during early Sunday even before the sunrise. I woke up to a winter wonderland. It’s been snowing ever since and it is Tuesday now. It’s like a long dream that I do not want to wake from. I always daydream of flying to Finland and visiting Rovaniemi for a long winter….

This Emptying

*** We finally had some snow yesterday. This winter has been unusually warm and I almost gave up on the hope of seeing the snow. I love the purity of the landscape in the backdrop of snowy winter day. Everything is reduced to the simple purity of whiteness. All my busy thoughts vanish when I look…

Create in Me a Pure Heart

  For my sin is only too clear to me, my sin is ever before me. Against you, you alone, have I sinned, what is evil in your eyes, this I have done… Purify me: I shall be cleaner than spring water. Wash me: I shall be whiter than snow… O God, create in me…