An Advent Love-Poem to Holy Darkness

Column by Rev. Matthew Syrdal on December, 15 2022

Advent is a season especially attuned to the Darkness, and it’s rhythms—not primarily the light. For the Darkness has a strange luminosity all its own, but our eyes must readjust.

Wild Courtship-Primal Speech

Column by Rev. Matthew Syrdal on September, 5 2019

All nature was designed for revelation. At least that’s what indigenous peoples, the Israelites, our church Fathers, and the Celts believed. Jesus himself, like Moses and the prophets Elijah and John the Baptizer, strode deep into the heart of the world, fasting for a vision—revelation.