Tag: #lent2020

  • Who needs our prayers…

    This Saturday, I thought it would be important to try something new…today the post is about building a prayer wall for those who need prayer… Click on the “Comment” button below and add your prayer.  And while you are here, lift up those on the prayer list so we can lift up those in need. […]

  • Drifting

    Like a seed imbedded in feathery wisps Carried on a gentle breeze. Drifting Like a torn shred of sea grass Floating on the surface as the Gulf rocks and rolls. Drifting Like a spinning pinwheel released from the tree top Carried by its own delicate balance despite the stillness. Drifting Where to alight is up […]

  • A Reflection: “What is Lent For?”

    If in suffering you can no longer give thanks for God’s goodness and have no taste for paradox, from where comes succor if nothing’s real but whirl of pain and echo, “Why am I forsaken?”   Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani  . . . . What is the meaning of our brother’s ending cry of sorrow? […]

  • God’s Plan

    Genesis 45: 4-13 (NIV) Then Joseph said to his brothers, “Come close to me.” When they had done so, he said, “I am your brother Joseph, the one you sold into Egypt!  And now, do not be distressed and do not be angry with yourselves for selling me here, because it was to save lives that God sent me […]

  • Sunday Musical Reflection…

    This song which was written by Patty Griffin in 2005 is based on the Reverend Martin Luther King’s 1968 “I’ve been to the Mountaintop.”  Here are three versions that while very different, captures the ongoing legacy of MLK. Up to the Mountain sung by Susan Boyle Up to the Mountain performed by Michiko Hill, Charlene […]

  • Saturday Reflection…

    As soon as I step into the FOREST, the green jumps into my eyes.   And the scent of the trees and the soil. I can feel the life and energy exuding from the WOODS. by Mai Tanahashi   I am hoping today that you find an opportunity to get out into nature.  Whether you take a […]

  • My Sister Maria

      I was raised Catholic and never read the Bible until I joined Marble Collegiate Church.  I have joined the one year Bible reading workshop and  am now reading Genesis. It was the Joseph and his brothers story that resonated with me and jogged my memory. The Bible will do that to you. I drew […]

  • A Smiling Look…

    Picture taken at the New York Botanical Gardens   “Miss no single opportunity of making some small sacrifice, here by a smiling look, there by a kindly word; always doing the smallest right and doing it all for love.”   – St. Thérèse of Lisieux I came across this quote from St. Thérèse of Lisieux in my search […]

  • Peace Within

    “May today there be peace within. May you trust that you are exactly where you are meant to be. May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith in yourself and others.” This is a story I have carried with me since 1982.  It involves my grandpa at the end of his […]

  • What the Lord asks of Us

    This is what the Lord asks of us: Only this: To act justly To love tenderly And to walk humbly with your God Micah 6:8 This quote makes it seem easy to live out our days.  When thinking how I could contribute for this Blog, I gave it a lot of thought and hoped I […]