Rev. Mills: Reaching The Deep Calls Within Us
Last updated 10/27/2021 at 10:10pm
Editor’s note: The following was written by the Rev. Ernest Mills, minister emeritus, Unitarian Universalists of Transylvania County.
“The woods are lovely, dark and deep” is a line from Robert Frost’s poem “Stopping By a Woods on a Snowy Evening.” Something in this place and in this moment calls forth a depth within the poet. It is a meeting of depths, a “deep calling to deep”, a harmony between the depths within the soul and those we often witness in the natural world. The phrase “deep calls to deep” is from Psalms 42:7. For the psalmist it was the “thunde...