Tiny Practice: Saying the Jesus Prayer

The Jesus Prayer was preached frequently by Dr. Arthur Caliandro, Senior Minister of Marble Collegiate Church from 1984 to 2009 when he retired.   It recently came back into my life when Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer was aired on PBS, which re-sparked my interest in it and Arthur’s teachings.  Subsequently, two written sermons that wereContinue reading “Tiny Practice: Saying the Jesus Prayer”

A Safe Place to Land

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

An Invitation to Connect Further

We wanted to reach out to you this Saturday to invite you to participate in our virtual Women’s Retreat 2020 the first weekend in March. Marble Women’s Ministry Annual Retreat Goes Online! Join us for our annual retreat as we gather virtually around the theme “We Were Made for More: Hope More. Trust More. ActContinue reading “An Invitation to Connect Further”

Ash Wednesday…

Ash Wednesday is our day of collective reflection and remembrance. To me Lent is a time for new life and growth, the springtime of the church season. Welcome to Marble Women’s Ministry Lenten Blog 2021! As you read each day, may you feel the warmth of friends, from near and from far. As the authorContinue reading “Ash Wednesday…”

Lent is Coming…

Hello friends, The season of Lent starts next week and we wanted to share our theme for the Lenten journey with you. We still have places open if you would like to take the theme and write a post for us. Here is our theme for Lent 2021: Worth the Struggle We have all beenContinue reading “Lent is Coming…”

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”

A Garden Tour or a few…

As many of our favorite gardens are closed to visitors this year, I thought it would be nice on this day of Spring to visit some of the world’s best gardens.  I guess these gardens are our secret… “If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.”  FrancesContinue reading “A Garden Tour or a few…”

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”

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