lenten journal: wings


These two lines greeted me in an email from a dear friend today:

Go to the edge of a cliff and jump off.
Build your wings  on the way down.
— Ray Bradbury

My first connection was to my favorite Guy Clark song, “The Cape” —

he’s one of those who knows
that life is just a leap of faith
close your eyes, hold your breath,
and always trust your cape

I find deep comfort in both. Sing yourself to sleep, my friends.




  1. Ahhhh. The sad thing about the ending of Lent is that your daily offerings will slow down. I have so enjoyed every word and every song. Thank you, my friend. Happy Easter.

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