Welcome Ordinary Mystics

Are you a curious learner wanting to deepen your spirituality?
Or a leader of people looking for resources?

Here we Seek Wisdom in the Christian Spiritual Way.

Practicing Advent

So, Are You a King?

So, Are You a King?

SO, ARE YOU A KING? Year B – Reign of Christ Sunday: John 18:33-37. By Hugh Farquhar Next Sunday is traditionally called “Christ the King Sunday,” now referred to in my tradition as “Reign of Christ Sunday.” It’s the last Sunday of the Christian Year, a transitional...

read more
Let Us

Let Us

“LET US” Year B: Twenty-fifth after Pentecost: Hebrews 10: 11-18; 19-25 By Hugh Farquhar When our oldest offspring was going through the telling corny jokes phase of childhood, he asked me what one religious skunk said to the other. I don’t know,” I replied. “Let us...

read more
A Knack for Noticing

A Knack for Noticing

A KNACK FOR NOTICING By Hugh Farquhar  Year B – Twenty-fourth after Pentecost: Mark12;38-44. Jesus and his disciples were in the Temple courtyard in Jerusalem, near where people came to drop their offerings. He saw rich people coming to put their donations into the...

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.