Opportunities to Connect (Virtually) This Summer

We wanted to share with all of our blog readers some opportunities for you to connect virtually this summer. How I Want to Rise from this Time! Creating a Vision Board Here’s something fun to do this summer – join us online on Monday, July 27, 7:00-8:00pm EDT to create your own vision board. What’s a visionContinue reading “Opportunities to Connect (Virtually) This Summer”

Not so Empty Tomb

Usually I imagine myself watching from afar with the other women on the day Jesus was crucified and buried.  This year, I feel as if I’m in the tomb.  We don’t know much about day two of that weekend — Saturday — the Gospels all seem to leap from Friday to Sunday.  But we know it certainlyContinue reading “Not so Empty Tomb”

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”

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”

Lord, Make us Instruments of Your Peace

For our Sunday musical reflection this week, I am sharing “Lord, Make us Instruments of Your Peace.”  This is based on the Prayer of Saint Francis (1181-1226).  As many of us in the world today are sheltering in place, our staying home is an Act of Peace.  We are saving lives by staying home.   YouContinue reading “Lord, Make us Instruments of Your Peace”

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?Continue reading “A Reflection: “What is Lent For?””

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