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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- A Word for Prayerful Reflection: GRACE
about 20 mins ago
- Rest in Prayer: How good it is Lord Jesus, for your unfailing love to rest upon us, even as we hope in you.
about 3 hours ago
- Pause to Pray: Strong is your love embracing us this day, faithful you are, O Lord, from morning to night.
about 9 hours ago
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 →