The Visit in the Hill Country

Take a few minutes to look at the statue of Mary and Elizabeth. This statue stands in the hill country and outside the Church of the Visitation in Ein Kerem, Jerusalem. Here is a simple process for Lectio Divina (Sacred Reading) to use with the audio recording. Listen...

An Oral Reading of Jesus Family Tree

Listen to a gentle and meditative reading of Jesus Family Tree. Now reflect: “And now you are part of that Great Family which has become as many as the as the stars in the sky and the grains of sand in the desert.”   With gratitude to Kathy Carr for the...

Awed by Silence

If you enjoy burning incense this is a perfect story to do so and let the smell take you deeper into the story. Here is a simple process for Lectio Divina (Sacred Reading) to use with the audio recording. Listen for a word or phrase that speaks to you. It might drop...
Return to Sound

Return to Sound

As stories do, this one came back to me recently. It’s about trees that grow above the timber line where the land is harsh and rugged. Maybe you can picture these trees in their little clusters clinging tenaciously in the cracks of the cliff. They are exposed to...
Waltz Right In

Waltz Right In

Take a moment and enjoy music played by Karen Beaton (my sister) and Joey Beaton on piano. The piece is called “Waltz Right In” and was composed by my father, DJ MacLean.  ...