Dearly Beloved, Grace and Peace to you. In the woods this morning it was balmy. Snow has melted into pools lying in the low places. New birdsongs are strung like bunting among the trees. I saw one little shrub with the first tiny green leaves of spring. A couple of crocuses and daffodils are up. It’s enough to get you thinking about resurrection. Except... Keep Reading →
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- Resting in Evening Prayer: As day ends and night begins, O Christ, be my help and my hope. Receive my prayers.
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- Pausing for Midday Prayer: In this moment of midday rest, O God, we take refuge in you and give thanks. Hear our prayer.
about 8 hours ago
- “Remember that God is loving life into you at each moment. Let God love you.” – Marjorie J. Thompson
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On Ash Wednesday, Christians are reminded of the importance of repentance as God’s way of helping us to know who and whose we are. John Wesley provides some help in understanding the character of repentance. (1) According to Wesley, prior to repentance we are deluded into believing we are something that we are not. We are alienated from God and ignorant of the... Keep Reading →
While everyone needs a spiritual director, only persons who are serious about discovering the deeper meaning of their lives will profit much by having one. This need for spiritual direction resides in several factors. First, all of us resist change because it is hard work, requiring discipline that we prefer to avoid. Therefore, without someone holding us accountable, it is almost certain that... Keep Reading →