Tag Archives: God

Blessing the Dust!

Thursday, March 6, 2014 Ashes What goes through your mind when you receive the ash cross on your forehead on Ash Wednesday?  Write about the significance of ash and of contemplating the dust you shall return to.  Is this joyful, terrifying, comforting?  How … Continue reading

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Finding Grace

Finding Grace is the name of a blog I just found about the prayer labyrinth at Chartres Cathedral.  It is a long article with much information.  I will be meditating on this for a long while.  I hope you find … Continue reading

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Who Sinned?

John 9:1-7 I know I must have read this story many times without ‘hearing’ it. But I clearly remember the first time my ears were opened to it. I was preparing to teach the Sunday School lesson to a group … Continue reading

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God’s Laughter!

Do you know the sound of God’s laughter?  God delights in all of creation.  Most of all, rejoices in the joy of God’s people. Did you ever see the hands of a three-year-old playing with Cheerios in the spilled milk … Continue reading

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Loved So I Can Love

Imprisoned in my guilt and fear, I stood condemned within myself. I judged myself.  Alone, I fell.   Imprisoned in my imperfections, Chains of shame encased me. I judged myself:  Shamed, I fell.   That voice within my head imprisoned … Continue reading

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A Letter: Dear ME

Dear Me, Today you are loved and blessed. So many times your heart has broken, and you thought love was lost. But today God has blessed you with new hope, shining possibilities, and deeper love. Remember the year, 5th grade … Continue reading

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2013 Sonnet I

In solitude I’ve found the place of peace That rests my soul.  Content to be alone, Enrobed in Love, I rest in Christ’s embrace; Rejoicing that in Him I’m fully known.   Is it enough to dream, to write, to … Continue reading

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