Happy Easter! He is Risen! Rejoice!

Lord, we lift our hearts to you. As the dawn breaks, may we carry the unity we share into every moment knowing that we are one with the risen Christ. Lord, we lift our eyes to you. As the sunrises, may this moment stay with us, reminding us to look for the beautiful colors ofContinue reading “Happy Easter! He is Risen! Rejoice!”

Ode to Joy this Easter…

“It was into a world like ours that Jesus was born.”  Sarah Christmeyer And today we celebrate his resurrection! Happy Easter! “Christ the Lord is risen today, sons of men and angels say. Raise your joys and triumphs high; sing, ye heavens and Earth reply.” Charles Wesley “This year, Easter will be different for manyContinue reading “Ode to Joy this Easter…”

Amen Grammie…and thank you for joining us this year!

For the last lenten blog post for Marble Women’s Ministry this year, I wanted to share a cute story and to honor my Mom too, who played a large role in finding some of the special poets and other contributors for this year’s blog.  And a few times, she had to listen to me whenContinue reading “Amen Grammie…and thank you for joining us this year!”

Consider the Lilies

Through heavy curtains Morning steals in– Gray, sullen, frowning, As though carrying a grudge Against yesterday’s tumultuous birth That scattered its gold everywhere, Bursting through windows, Streaking through the willows, Blushing the face of the pond, Then rousing soft twitterings Tucked under feathered wing. But this day arrives, perfunctory, On schedule since its Genesis. DutyContinue reading “Consider the Lilies”

A Blessed Easter!

The sun always rises.  Slowly.  Quietly. Sometimes amidst rain.  Sometimes amidst wind.  Sometimes covered by clouds. But slowly, quietly, the sun always rises and shatters the darkness. God always comes to us.  Sometimes quietly.  Other times through a cacophony of unexpected events and “life turned upside down” experiences that stop us in our tracks.  ButContinue reading “A Blessed Easter!”

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