Category: Lenten Blog 2022

  • For Good…Because I Knew You

  • On friends…

    “Women rely on friends…that’s where we draw sustenance and find safety. We can count on our women friends when we need a good laugh or a good cry.” Cokie Roberts

  • Holy Week Events

    We invite you to join us next week, as we travel with Jesus toward the cross and resurrection. The journey to Easter is about how unexpected endings and unexpected beginnings open us to the possibilities God gives each of us.

  • An Invitation to Walk

    As next week is Holy Week, I wanted to invite you to walk the Via Dolorosa virtually on Monday. At 7 pm EDT, our Reverend Dr. Elise Brown will take us all on the path Jesus took in Jerusalem. You can sign-up for the free event at the following link: https://marblechurch.org/calendar/8207/walking-in-jesus-footsteps-virtual-via-dolorosa-walk

  • Love and Friendship

    Love and Friendship

    Pyaar dosti hai,Loosely translated from Hindi,“Love is friendship,”As I walk along a path through Myrtle Edwards Park,I joyfully absorb the bright sunshine,Which warms my skin,Glimmers on the Puget Sound,And glistens on the snow of the Olympic mountains,Other pedestrians, joggers, skate boarders, and bicyclists,Imagine I am on a solitary walk,Unseen to all though,I am thoughtfully communing […]

  • WALKING BY FAITH, NOT FEAR

    “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” – Joshua 1:9 (NIV) “Mira que te mando que te esfuerces y seas valiente; no temas ni desmayes, porque Jehová tu Dios estará contigo en dondequiera […]

  • A Tuesday Meditation

    Lord Jesus, teach me to love my enemies.How do I pray for those who mistreat me?Speak Your right thoughts into my heart.Put Your right words on my lips. Lord Jesus, help me to show kindness to the stranger.May I share the abundance.You have provided, and give generously to the underserved.Remove the superficial boundaries that separate […]

  • Helping the Friend we will Likely Never Meet

    The world is so big, but technology makes it small.  And accessible. And friendly, if we want, through Zoom and blogs. Friends of this blog, from more than 135 countries each day — tens of thousands each week – have spread love and friendship in this Lenten Season. Few know each other. We speak in […]

  • A Sunday for “Peace Train”

    Today, we pray for peace in Ukraine and all places around the world.

  • Treasured Recipes from Friends

    As I was packing up to move recently, I found room in the limited space of a suitcase for the entire recipe collection of my late grandmother, Marcella Gleyre. She was Nana to me. Friends would share recipes. Little handwritten cards, frequently stained from regular use, would have a friend’s name on the top of […]