Entries by Debora Buerk

Upcoming Events at Selah Center

Going Deeper Two-part WorkshopSeptember 24, 2022: Session OneOctober 22, 2022: Session Two9:00am-12:30pm (PST)Hybrid – In Person in the Edmonds area and Online Miss being a part of Living from the Heart with […]

Happy Anniversary Selah!

August 20, 2007-2022 A Message from John Kiemele, Founder and Director Emeritus Dear Selah Community,On this 15th Anniversary of our Selah Center, we want to extend our prayers and blessings for all […]

Here & Now blog

We’re taking a brief Sabbath. We look forward to seeing you in September. Photo by Cliff Johnson on Unsplash

Sabbath Rest

Here & Now is taking a sabbath rest. We’ll resume publishing in September. Kairos Morning will resume in September.Kairos Morning will resume in September. Here & Now is published by Selah Center […]


Here & Now is taking a sabbath for the rest of August. By Debora BuerkCurator & Editor for Here & Now. Debora is part of the Selah Community In the relentless […]


By Sherly Dorneypart of the Selah Community Delight in the Lord and he will give you the desire of your heart.  Psalm 37:4 My grandchildren are absolutely delightful!  A hot […]

On Meditation

By Jeffrey B.part of the Selah Community On Jan 22,2022 early in the morning I was in my sacred space when I heard the news of the teacher’s passing. I felt […]

You Might Have Stared, Too

By John Kiemelepart of the Selah Community I had an appointment at a downtown office, parked the car and was crossing the street when something caught my attention: A woman was […]

Listen to the Weaver

By Deb Tripppart of the Selah Community It never starts alone reallyAt least that’s the story I’ve heardThis magic —  this alchemy ofListening  — being listened toOf opening and stretching.It […]

A Prayer for Our Country

God of mercy,bless this nation of ours.We pray for liberty,         that none may be oppressed or exploited.We pray for democracy;         that all voices be heard, and none silenced.We pray for peace,         that there […]

On Wonder & Wisdom

“Wonder is the precondition for all wisdom.”  Christian Wiman, My Bright Abyss: Meditation of a Modern Believer Christian Wiman Eight years ago, Christian Wiman, a well-known poet and the editor of Poetry magazine wrote a now-famous […]