Tag: #marblecollegiate

  • Not Just Sunday–Grateful Again and Again

    A sermon, a song –   Keys opening up our hearts and raising our hands.  The swirl of an artist brush, poetry of the heart,  the click of an eye capturing a moment of life’s beauty –  The senses imbued with Spirit.  A Friend’s warm hand in yours, a hug when you’re most in need,  a welcome smile or […]

  • My (misplaced?) Gratitude for Paul McCartney and Let it Be

    Music, like the Bible, is full of mystery, surprise, and twists. Each offers an opportunity to ponder intent, ascribe meaning, attach emotion, and make it our own as we live into the word. 

  • A Prayer for Uvalde

    Lord, as we mourn the innocence,we cry tears;and our tears fill rivers;and the rivers become oceans.Lord, turn these oceans toOceans of Love;and the wavesWaves of Your Power for right.Power to heal.Love to console.and as we see the ocean,feel the waves,we go forth knowing You are with us.You heal and strengthen us.and empower us to beInstruments […]

  • Walking the Path with Friends

    “Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.” Anaïs Nin Thank you for joining us for the 2022 Marble Women’s Ministry’s Lenten Blog, Walking the Path of Lent with Friends. Friendship seemed like the suitable theme […]

  • Friendship While in the Wilderness

    Happy Easter! “Let us not grow tired of doing good, for in due time we shall reap our harvest, if we do not give up. So then, while we have the opportunity, let us do good to all”. (Gal 6:9-10) Lent means embracing changes in our lives and our communities. With God’s help, change (mostly […]

  • Good Friday…

    While there are many hymns and spirituals that tell the story of Good Friday, none are more grounded and moving than “Were you There?” A spiritual that was likely written by an enslaved African-American.

  • Maundy Thursday

    Today is Maundy Thursday. I share two songs that remind me of the journey of Christ during this holiest of weeks.

  • The Friends of Jesus

    As we enter Holy Week, I am reflecting on the friends that were around Jesus as he made the final walk to Jerusalem.  In that motley crew of disciples we don’t often hear the names of the women who surrounded Jesus.  We know his mother was there, and Mary Magdalene.  We hear of other women like Susanna.  Yet the focus is often on the male disciples with Jesus.  

  • Trail Stairway to Heaven

    Last Saturday, my boyfriend and I hiked the trail known as the Stairway to Heaven, near Vernon Township, NJ.  The day was sunny and cool, in the low 50’s – a great day in spring for a hike!

  • For Good…Because I Knew You