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...
Living Here and Now

Living Here and Now

By Marilyn Burrell, a Prayer Bench partner and Spiritual Guide. I’m here. Are you here? I mean, are you REALLY here? Present with your whole self? Or are you drawn to thinking about something that has already happened; a conversation from yesterday, a meeting from...
Preparing for Sabbath

Preparing for Sabbath

Sabbath This reflection paper helps us prepare for integrating a Sabbath time into the daily round of life. We explore a longing for Sabbath, the meaning of Sabbath, and what works against our need for Sabbath.  We also look at practical ways to get ready for a...

Lessons from a Puddle Walk

It wasn’t hard to find a puddle.  There were little ones in the driveway.  Hop. Hop. Hop went Grace, my young play mentor.  I made a delicate  bounce.  I’m not sure my feet left the ground. At the end of the street there is a VERY BIG puddle.  Grace gets ready, arms...