A beautiful Good Friday prayer from Maryann McKibben Dana at The Blue Room blog. Maryann is a pastor, blogger and author of the Lenten devotional I have been using this season of Lent.
A Cheering, Chanting, Dizzy Crowd A cheering, chanting, dizzy crowdhad stripped the green trees bare,and hailing Christ as king aloud,waved branches in the air. They laid their garments in the roadand spread his path with palmsand vows of … Continued
It’s that time of year again…Lent! That doesn’t sound very exciting, does it? Guess what kids?! It’s that time of year where we get to cut out sweets from our diet and meditate on our sins. Yipee! Lent Santa: What’s … Continued
Last Sunday was one of those Sundays where I had a moment of clarity. The music for the offertory was by Antonin Dvořák. It was a song from a set of 4 pieces by Dvořák and arranged for two cellos, … Continued
Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays. The debate rages on, or not. Last week I got on a tiny tangent about Merry Christmas and the fear some have that Christ is being taken out of Christmas. Dear Husband read the paragraph … Continued
Several weeks ago at church I had one of those “ah-ha” moments. It all seemed to fall into place for one brief moment and I have been thinking about it ever since. The scripture was from Matthew 25: 31-46, the … Continued
Relationships take tender love and care for them to grow and mature. If you ignore a relationship with a loved one, never giving them attention, time and your heart then how can you expect that relationship to flourish. I would … Continued
O for a world where everyone respects each other’s ways, where love is lived and all is done with justice and with praise. O for a world where goods are shared and misery relieved, where truth is spoken, children spared, … Continued