A Gentle Stirring of Life & Hope

A Gentle Stirring of Life & Hope

A Gentle Stirring of Life and Hope I’m haunted by this image. Before you read more about it, take the time to explore the entire image with your eyes: Notice the shapes, the different figures and symbols…. See if there is any part of the image that asks for your...
Starlight Stories for Advent 2019

Starlight Stories for Advent 2019

Starlight Stories & Email Retreats You’ll meet John’s childhood friend, Mary’s mother Anna, Joseph who is ready to flee, a shepherd who holds her post, and even a story from the Star herself. The stories are wonderful. Each one brings richness and depth to the human...
Voting Early

Voting Early

A Story about Voting By Cathy MacLean I have voted since I was five years old! Impossible you say. Here’s how it was. Uncle Eddy always took my Grandmother to vote even though she lived with us. The problem was that she was Conservative and our household was Liberal....
Stroll Meditations

Stroll Meditations

By Corina Bolo May 11, 2019  This morning I took my first Stroll of this season and it was along some used-to-be familiar streets. I am staying for a bit with my Mom in my childhood home and this morning’s walk took me past the WayMarks of street signs that I...
Deciding to Stroll in the Rain

Deciding to Stroll in the Rain

by Pam Harrison  Today is going to mark a change of attitude in my way of walking. The weather has kept me from walking three days on this journey, I miss walking so much. I reflected on your words and enjoy the day, but something is missing. So I am going to “walk in...
Welcome to Stroll for Your Soul

Welcome to Stroll for Your Soul

Welcome to Stroll for Your Soul  I’m Janice, host of the Prayer Bench, and one of your guide. I’ll be Strolling in Riverview, New Brunswick in Canada.  I’m delighted to be partnering on this series with Caroline Bindon from the Whangaparaoa Peninsula...
[Acts] The Clash of Belonging & Believing

[Acts] The Clash of Belonging & Believing

“If you believe with all your heart, you may.” And he replied, “I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.” Acts 8:37 Turn to Acts 8. Read out verse 37. If you are reading a newer translation of the Bible, You may find a gap between verse 36 and...
[John] So Loved

[John] So Loved

“For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life.”  — John 3:16 Our first hint of incarnation comes in the creation story. God makes all this stuff out of darkness: a fire...