Month: November 2020

November 25 – December 1, 2020

I waited patiently for the Lord  He turned to me and heard my cry   He lifted me up out of the slimy pit out of the mud and the mire. He set my feet on the rock              He gave me a firm place to stand  He put a new song in my mouth              […]

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November 18-24, 2020

A blessing in disguise during this pandemic is the expanded opportunities for learning and connecting from the comfort of home or office!  For example, today I am planning to get together with local women clergy for lunch, have a planning meeting with Julie Goering for our I Am Not Your Enemy study group, and meet […]

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November 11-17, 2020

“If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.” –Meister Eckhart “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever.” Psalm 136:1 I have a Facebook friend who writes a daily gratitude post, every day of the year(s).  Pretty amazing, and a welcome voice of […]

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November 4-10, 2020

(Tonya Ramer Wenger … written for Election Day 2020) The practice of writing and praying ‘encircling prayers’ is rooted in an ancient Celtic Christian spiritual practice.  These prayers are called ‘ciam,’ meaning ‘protection’ or ‘encompassing.’  They arise especially in times of fear and anxiety, something many are feeling today in our country.  These prayers remind […]

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