Summer Soul 2017

Summer Soul 2017

Welcome to Summer Soul 2017 Thank you for registering for Summer Soul. It is a package so full of resources to inspire and nurture your soul in summer that it overflowed. Below are the extras! I hope you enjoy the package and the extras here. Please “Leave a...
Contemplative Moments

Contemplative Moments

Set of 40 Contemplative Moments These contemplative moment cards invite us to pay attention, be grateful, and aware of the gifts of this moment.  All we have is this moment. In this exact moment, something of our life is here to be lived, noticed, or engaged. Each...
Such Great Hope is Spring

Such Great Hope is Spring

Guest Post by Linda Atkinson Linda Atkinson lives in Hardwood Lands, Nova Scotia. From her home there, and influenced by her years as a camping enthusiast and recreation professional, she enjoys observing and playing in the natural world. Late last spring, from my...
Read to Pieces

Read to Pieces

Here is a story that touched my heart. It’s about a Family Bible. You know the one. It was passed down through the ages and every generation added the family births, weddings and deaths. This Family Bible was read to pieces. Literally. The pages were loose,...
Re-Imagining

Re-Imagining

As often happens, I was looking for something else when I discovered Andy Warhol’s visual re-imagining of The Last Supper. His work on this theme were among the last of his visual art career.             Leonardo Da Vinci’s...
2017 Yearly Subscriptions

2017 Yearly Subscriptions

Prayer Bench friends, There are two Subscription Packages for 2017. You can compare them in the poster below (click to enlarge). Or click here if you want to see it in full size and you can download and print it. Prayer Bench 2017 Yearly Subscriptions. Click on the...
Jesus Christ the Apple Tree

Jesus Christ the Apple Tree

The day of the first snow was heavy and wet It settled on trees like a heavy cloak. Young Jasmine woke and quickly dressed in her pink snowsuit And kneeling in the snow, she freed the branches of her “baby apple tree” from the weight of snow. Perhaps it was the...
I Choose Love

I Choose Love

I went to bed when Trump was trending. I didn’t have the courage to face the truth of the unfolding. It wasn’t much of a sleep really, But whenever I felt overwhelmed I found an anchor in words from the Gospel of Thomas “Come into being as you pass...
Who Lingers Close to You?

Who Lingers Close to You?

These are days of festival where heaven and earth meet and when past, present and future mingle. “Where the door between the world And the next is cracked open for a moment”      as the poet Sharlande Sledge says. These are the days when we open our hearts...