Soul Songs: Psalm 118

Soul Songs: Psalm 118

LENT SOUL SONG VISUAL PRAYER Psalm 118 Set Your Face Toward the Riot  And on this path the gates are opening wide — Psalm 118 Read Psalm 118: 1,2 -19-29 What parts of this Psalm speak to you? Inspire, resonate or call to you? What feelings, longings, hopes are evoked...
Soul Songs: Psalm 130

Soul Songs: Psalm 130

LENT SOUL SONG VISUAL PRAYER Psalm 130 Tending the Grief  “My whole being waits for you, my God, listening for your Presence.” — Psalm 130:4 Read Psalm 130 What feelings, longings, hopes are evoked in you as you pray this Psalm? When life is hard and you...
Soul Songs: Psalm 23

Soul Songs: Psalm 23

LENT SOUL SONG VISUAL PRAYER Psalm 23 Hospitality  “Anoint my head, and fill my cup to overflowing.” – Psalm 23 Read Psalm 23 What parts of this Psalm speak to you? Inspire, resonate or call to you? What feelings, longings, hopes are evoked in you as...
Soul Songs: Psalm 95

Soul Songs: Psalm 95

LENT SOUL SONG VISUAL PRAYER Psalm 95 Holding in Care  “God holds in care the earth we walk upon, from its deep caverns, to mountain summits which meet the sky.”  -Psalm 95 Read Psalm 95  What parts of this Psalm speak to you? Inspire, resonate or call to...
Soul Songs: Psalm 121

Soul Songs: Psalm 121

LENT SOUL SONG VISUAL PRAYER Psalm 121 Present to Life as it is.  “I walk into your wakefulness… And in the shadows … you preserve me from its evils.”  – Psalm 121 Read Psalm 121  What parts of this Psalm speak to you? Inspire, resonate or call to you? What...
Soul Song: Psalm 32

Soul Song: Psalm 32

LENT SOUL SONG VISUAL PRAYER Psalm 32 Speaking the Truth of the Heart. “How blessed are those who live before their God without the weight of guilt … I spoke …. Uncovering it all.” Ps. 32 Read Psalm 32 What parts of this Psalm speak to you? Inspire, resonate or call...
Ash Wednesday 2017

Ash Wednesday 2017

Ash Wednesday brings us back to Earth. What are these ashes? Perhaps they are last Easter’s palm hosanna’s waved in joy, now presented to the fire. Once full of life, now grey-shadowed dust transformed, and lying in a waiting bowl. Ash Wednesday brings us back to...
Blessing Bowls

Blessing Bowls

There is something about blessing that calls forth wholeness and imagines (in the sense of making possible) the best we can be. I invited participants in the Lent Email Retreat to create an altar-table and place upon it a blessing bowl. I didn’t define its use....