Welcome

Are you a curious learner or a leader of people who want to deepen their spirituality?

Come and explore the wisdom of the Christian Spiritual tradition in fresh and original ways.

Blog

Steadfast Love

Steadfast Love

By Hugh Farquhar The Psalm prescribed in the Lectionary for this Sunday is Psalm 107.  It begins on a high note: “O give thanks, for God is gracious, God’s steadfast love endures forever.” Among my most prized possessions is a gift that was given to me by a student in...

read more
Loving Yourself

Loving Yourself

By Hugh Farquhar The Gospel Reading prescribed in the Lectionary for next Sunday is Matthew 22:34-40. It contains some of Jesus’ most memorable words, including: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” Whitney Houston had a big hit that stayed on the charts for...

read more
Just Enough of God

Just Enough of God

by Hugh Farquhar The Revised Common Lectionary Reading from the Hebrew Scripture on Sunday is Exodus 33:12-23. The concluding verse is striking: “You shall see my back, but my face shall not be seen.” Years ago, when the older two of our four children were small, we...

read more

prayer benchRead the Monthly Email

You’ll find free resources, creative reflections,
spiritual practice ideas and news.

So many nuggets, truths, thinking points that really reached me. So much depth in one place.  I admire your richness of spirit and creativity.

C. Bolo, PEI

Be a Prayer Bench Friend!

I'd love to send you a sampler of resources, including a mini personal retreat, a small group study, and the monthly email.

Janice, Host of the Prayer Bench

Thanks for signing up! Check your email to confirm your subscription.