Tag: #prayingwomen

  • To Be List, not To Do List

    Do Not judge, and you will not be judged; do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven. give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap; for the measure you give will be the […]

  • A Movie about Kindness

    The Academy Award winner for 2023 for Short Film (Animated) was “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse.” It is all about kindness. You can stream it on Apple TV+. The streaming channel offers a 7 day free trial, so if you do not have it, try it out and watch this lovely […]

  • Watch out for each other…

    Well friends, for some reason this morning, the earlier blog post from this week appeared today again. Here is today’s post. My apologies for the double post this week. “Watch out for each other. Love everyone and forgive everyone, including yourself. Forgive your anger. Forgive your guilt. Your shame. Your sadness. Embrace and open up […]

  • Kindness

    A smile is a gift from one passingno awareness what it bestowsno notion where she walksno knowledge what her shoulders carrythis gesture liftsboth giver and receiver’s spiritsin astonishing ways A compliment to anotherpraises, acknowledgesvibrations stir long afterheartstrings glow with gladnesslike sunshine breaking throughafter storms A prayer for someone dearjourneys to Heavenillumines the pathbolsters courage and […]

  • Choose Kindness

    This morning while I was entering the school building for the day I held the door for the parent that was entering the building.  She gave me a warm good morning and a thank you that made my day. But this was not the act of kindness that was the most important. I took the […]

  • Out of the Dustbin

    What are we made of, made of? You are dust, and to dust you shall return – Genesis 3:9 ESV Ashes to ashes, dust to dust – Book of Common Prayer

  • An Outing

    Small acts of kindness warm the heart.  A nonagenarianhas attended our church for many years. She no longer drives,but two young congregants bring her to Sunday services.Some Sundays their son is involved sports’ games after church.They take her along and she becomes a fan in the stands.Her Sunday is enhanced by their gift of time […]

  • Many Thanks…

    Happy New Year! Thank you for joining us this Advent season and beyond exploring how Art is the highest form of hope…we hope you enjoyed the journey and were inspired. As I read the last post from Patricia Wu who was wondering if she was an artist or not (and she most certainly is), the […]

  • Portals of Light

    Dear Friends of the Advent Blog, While Advent has ended with Christmas, we have a few more posts we would like to share between now and New Years’s Day. We hope that you enjoy! A few days ago, one of our members, Carmen Carreño shared her Christmas Album with the Marble Women’s Ministry which just […]

  • The Night Before Christmas–A Collegiate History

    Twas the night before Christmas…