A Safe Place to Land

On Sundays, an inspirational song is shared to lift your spirits and give you hope in these challenging times.

Are you Ready?

Luke’s story – a story about how God, in Jesus Christ, has touched the pain of the world in a new and wondrous and transfiguring way – begins with a priest. With a priest in the temple: Then there appeared to Zechariah an angel of the Lord, standing at the right side of the altar of incense. (LukeContinue reading “Are you Ready?”

Love

Love is work. Love is action. Love is a deep, whole                   investment in others. Pay attention to                   how much you’ve hoped,                   how much you’ve cared. You know how to Love. by Tony Angeline, LeCora Okeagu, Agustin Fuentes, Susan Ceely Philips

Quotes on Light and Hope

“I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” – John 8:12 “When you let your own light shine, you unconsciously give others permission to do the same.” – Nelson Mandela “Give light and people will find the way.” – Ella Baker “We must accept finiteContinue reading “Quotes on Light and Hope”

Sunset

This spectacular sunset took my breath away. The sky is ablaze with streaks of pink, orange and violet blue. The glowing tapestry of colors is perfectly reflected in the still waters of the bay outside my friend’s house where he and his wife are hunkered down by themselves away from friends and family this holidayContinue reading “Sunset”

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 oneContinue reading “It is Well with my Soul”

Hope

  I barely can sense it’s shiver of awakening. But. I stop in stillness, Searching for the shimmer. In a drawn down lip-line, In a shallow breath, In a tear-drop caught in its passage. My consciousness whispers that it’s there. My footsteps inch toward it. It must be! Because. I hope for it. By SusanContinue reading “Hope”

Rain

I have always envied my friends who love to live in rainy places.  There’s the friend who said, “I Iove to fall asleep to the sound of rain drops falling on my window sill.”  I didn’t understand it then, and I still don’t understand it now. I think I have always suffered from Seasonal AffectiveContinue reading “Rain”

Hope in Uncertain Times…

As I listened to the Dr. Bos sermon this Sunday from my living room couch, I thought how befitting the theme was during this trying time: “Hope in Uncertain Times”.  He quoted Isaiah 41:10: “Fear not, for I am with you, be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I willContinue reading “Hope in Uncertain Times…”

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!”

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