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”

For the Book

If you keep a journal it must be a beautiful book you return to as I was doing this morning   having put chores aside for my daily entry when to my amazement my number two pencil caught fire   that seared up my fingers, my arm to my elbow and onto my shoulder whereContinue reading “For the Book”

Always remember…

Sometimes the voices in our heads need to be quieted and even dismissed altogether.  I have struggled with this all of my life and have learned the power and strength of saying to the voices that tell me things that aren’t true, “You’re dismissed now.  I am terminating you.  I am replacing you with otherContinue reading “Always remember…”

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…”

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”

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… ChinoContinue reading “We’re All in this Together with Virtual Choirs”

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