It’s that time of year again. Winter brings snow and cold, but also a time of quiet. It’s time to prepare our hearts for Lent which begins this year on February 17th with Ash Wednesday. […]
Freshness a poem by Joyce Rupp, adapted for our reflection.
A new year is moving in just as winter walks alone and snowflakes and I sit here wondering in the breath of God’s bless and the […]
So Abram went, as the Lord had told him…Genesis 12:4a
Abram, soon to be renamed Abraham, left his home and set out on a long road to the unknown. His sole motivation was his faith, his […]
O tender God, you gave me more, much more than I ever thought to ask for.
I realize that our human desires can never really match what you long to give us.
Thanks, and again, thanks, O […]
“Practicing the Presence of God”
Do you struggle with prayer? Brother Lawrence was a monk who was born in the 17th century He never received any formal education and yet he left behind one of the […]
My grandmother, Lenna Belle, whom I was named after, was a worrier. She had a rough life, married to a coal miner who was killed in a mine collapse leaving her with three kids under […]
We are certainly living in a unique time with much news to process. It is an important time to take care of ourselves and be very mindful of other’s needs and rights. It is […]
The storm surges around us, but what is the storm? Almighty God, have mercy.
We fear the unknown; we allow paranoia to steal our peace. Almighty God, have mercy.
We disagree, squabble; ears attuned to what we […]
In these very extraordinary time of the Covid-19 pandemic, we may be finding ourselves a bit lost and confused. We may be experiencing some very challenging circumstances. It is a good time to pray […]