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...
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...
A Sabbath Exercise in Four Directions

A Sabbath Exercise in Four Directions

A Guest Post by by Linda Yates  North Face the North – hold your hands up in the air. In the north are bedrock and cold. The land of snow and ice comes down to visit us in our winter. Winter is a time of coziness, of creatures sleeping under snow, trusting in the...
Advent Calendar 2017

Advent Calendar 2017

A special gift for you from the Prayer Bench, an Advent calendar. Each day from December 1 to New Year’s Day, it offers you a practice or gesture for creating hope, peace, joy and love in complicated times. Your Advent calendar is available as a free instant...
Unbearable Saints

Unbearable Saints

These are the thin days of Hallow’s Eve, All Saints and Souls when we offer thanks for those who linger with us and the souls who come to find us. Here among us are the saints-in-making the challenging one, close by or far away the incredibly rude one the smoker...
Blessing for a Website

Blessing for a Website

After many months of conversation and design, a website is launched. The Rev. Dr. Linda Yates wrote this blessing, and offers it as a model for others looking for a website blessing. Blessing of the Lower and Middle Musquodoboit Website (mvuc.ca) One: Gracious One,...