Tag: #faith

  • Walk in the Light

    Shared by Rev. Brittany Juliette Hanlin “Walk in the light(walk in the light)Beautiful light(beautiful light)Come where the dewdrops of mercy shine bright(Oh Lord)Shine all around us by day and by nightOh oh oh oh, Jesus is the light of the world…”          Advent is a season of watching and waiting, but it also a season […]

  • Amaryllis for the Afternoon

    As Sunday is our day to share music to soothe our souls, this was passed along by Elaine Seigel, who supported my late grandmother. She shared prayers and cared for my grandmother Loretta in such a special way, as my grandmother was overwhelmed at the time by taking care of her husband with Parkinson’s Disease. […]

  • Opportunities to Connect (Virtually) This Summer

    We wanted to share with all of our blog readers some opportunities for you to connect virtually this summer. How I Want to Rise from this Time! Creating a Vision Board Here’s something fun to do this summer – join us online on Monday, July 27, 7:00-8:00pm EDT to create your own vision board. What’s a vision […]

  • Not so Empty Tomb

    Usually I imagine myself watching from afar with the other women on the day Jesus was crucified and buried.  This year, I feel as if I’m in the tomb.  We don’t know much about day two of that weekend — Saturday — the Gospels all seem to leap from Friday to Sunday.  But we know it certainly […]

  • A Message of Hope this Friday

    Spring is usually my favorite time of the year. I love the tiny yellow green buds dotting the bare branches of winter and their promise of abundant new life.  I took a picture of such a tree on a brief walk the other day.  (As I live in New York City, I practiced social distancing […]

  • It is Well with my Soul

    For our Sunday musical reflection this week, we will be highlighting a favorite hymn of so many, “It is Well with my Soul.”  As we go through dark times in our lives, for many this hymn brings them calm and hope.  Today we share two beautiful versions of the song, one with voice and one […]

  • We’re All in this Together with Virtual Choirs

    One of the discoveries I have made whilst in isolation is the virtual choir phenomenon.  The first one that came out during this homebound time was the Chino Valley High School Choir’s “Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World.”  And then Berklee College shared one and then… Here are a few to enjoy this Saturday… Chino […]

  • Sometimes, Heaven

    Sometimes, Heaven is right under your feet – shoes off, velveteen blades caressing your sole – soul. Sometimes, Heaven hides behind your furrowed brow – waiting – for the right moment to crawl down your cheek in a single tear into the light of day. Sometimes, Heaven floats on the gentle currents above – that […]

  • Sustenance

    Weather not always balmy obstacles appear amid swirling wind and storms former experiences illumine strong ropes: faith, hope, love Biblical passages apply over centuries these guide provide balance become sources of courage and strength when mountains overwhelm grasp ropes tightly     I Corinthians 13 “ And now these three remain: faith, hope, love. But […]

  • Under God’s Umbrella

    Years ago, my Mom gave me a copy of Holly Gerth’s book, Under God’s Umbrella:  Gifts of Hope & Encouragement to Shelter Your Heart in Life’s Storms.  The book is available from Dayspring and other religious book stores. Holly shared this prayer: “Lord, my heart is in the midst of a storm right now.  Please help […]