Category Archives: Spiritual Life

One Body

I just returned from a women’s retreat. At the end of the retreat, we closed with a beautiful song, “One Bread, One Body.” After I returned home, the words “one body” kept floating through my mind. Along with it, I … Continue reading

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From the Darkness of the Womb into the Light of Joy

Many people are concerned about the future under this current administration. The government has just stolen from hard working American people and given to the wealthy few. It makes sense that Advent feels more dark and foreboding this year. I … Continue reading

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It is Time to Choose

It is 3:30 in the morning and I can’t sleep. I have tossed and turned for the past two hours. The events in Charlottesville flash through my mind like bloody patchwork on a tattered U.S. flag. My prayer is, “Lord, … Continue reading

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Make a Choice!

I want to address something I am concerned about and hopefully will be of concern to many of you.  This current republican administration has decided to move forward to repeal health care for millions of Americans. As a Christian, I … Continue reading

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Not Just a Party Girl

I’ve never been fond of parties, you know…the kind with a lot of people. That’s mostly because I’m an introvert by nature. But today, those parties are not the kind I’m referring to. The kind I’m referring to here, are … Continue reading

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Despair is a Victory for Hate

A face book friend posted Steven Colbert’s response to the horrific massacre of 49 people in Orlando. Because of this awful massacre and the current state of our world, I have found myself in a place of despair and that … Continue reading

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An Easter Thank you

She had been looking everywhere…yet he was nowhere to be found. Perhaps the beautiful music is where he is. Certainly he will be there in the midst of that glorious sound! The walls echoed with the music. She stood only … Continue reading

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Push Mower Prayers

Several years ago, I purchased a push mower to mow the lawn of a small house we were using for our homeless ministry. I LOVED mowing that little lawn, not because I am (as some would say) a masochist, but … Continue reading

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Not an audience

The choir director’s words startled me out of my caffeine lacking coma. “I don’t think the audience would like that hymn.” Who was she talking about? What audience? I wondered. Ohhhh, the congregation! There it was again. The veiled (or … Continue reading

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The Walking Wounded

I was on my way to work this morning and noticed a man coming toward me on the sidewalk. He walked with a slow gate and was limping a bit. As I looked closer, I saw a brace on his … Continue reading

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