A New Day

I’m still a bit numb from yesterday, how about you? What began as a day in which I was focusing on the Feast of the Epiphany and working on some spiritual formation curriculum became a time of staring, dumbfounded at the news reports of our capitol building being besieged. At one point my husband said,Continue reading “A New Day”

On the Sixth Day of Christmas

Happy sixth day of Christmas, y’all! We’re half way through the season of Christmas and I pray these posts are providing a way to help us all reflect on our relationship with God and how we can grow closer with God and each other as we follow Jesus into the coming year. I’d love toContinue reading “On the Sixth Day of Christmas”

On the Fifth Day of Christmas …

Happy Fifth Day of Christmas, y’all! I’m sorry this post is a day late. On the fifth day of Christmas, Yahweh gives to us: Grace. Grace is a gift freely given without condition. It is a gift unearned, unmerited, even undeserved. This is a difficult thing for us to accept in our culture that saysContinue reading “On the Fifth Day of Christmas …”

Knowing Ourselves

Sunday, December 13, 2020Third Sunday of AdventIsaiah 61:1-4, 8-11Psalm 1261 Thessalonians 5:16-24John 1:6-8, 19-28http://lectionarypage.net/YearB_RCL/Advent/BAdv3_RCL.html As we continue our journey through Advent, we spend another Sunday with John the Baptizer preparing ourselves to recognize Jesus when he comes to us. John wants to make sure we don’t miss this awesome event of God coming to beContinue reading “Knowing Ourselves”

Not to be Difficult, but …

Sunday, December 6, 2020Isaiah 40:1-11Psalm 85:1-2, 8-132 Peter 3:8-15Mark 1:1-8http://lectionarypage.net/YearB_RCL/Advent/BAdv2_RCL.html How’s your Advent journey going? What surprises has God revealed to you about how divine love comes into this world? How is your view of ‘normal’ being interrupted? In today’s Gospel reading, we jump back to the beginning of Mark’s version of the story andContinue reading “Not to be Difficult, but …”