Holy God, Creator of all things, Omnipotent, Omnipresent God, We are here today seeking you, trying to connect with you, to experience you in a meaningful way. Help us to hear your voice in the voice of our neighbors, in the song of the birds, and rustle of the wind in the leaves. Help us... Continue Reading →
God, Are you even there? Are you watching? Are you seeing this? As a parent, if my children were acting like this, I'd step in. We'd have some time out and some serious discussions on loving one another. Where are you? I've defended you countless times in too many of these situations! Where are you?... Continue Reading →
Lord, I no longer understand your people. I don’t even feel like I can talk to them anymore. I don't even want to talk to them anymore. So, I’m talking to You. Show me what to do, give me the words to share. How can I make a difference? Show me you are there and... Continue Reading →
Mantra for today
Lord, Help me. Lead me. Guide me. Inspire me. Please. Amen. And so it is.
What a gift…
The Lord’s prayer is more of a gift than I ever knew and I am ever so grateful, all these years later, that Jesus prepared this prayer for us.
More deadly than COVID-19
I was lying awake in bed early this morning and found myself praying. Praying for my family and friends, praying for “my enemies.” I don’t really think I have enemies, this is a phrase Jesus used “love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.” Matthew 5:44 - I think of it as praying... Continue Reading →
Midweek Lenten Devotional Week 6
Then Jesus went with them to a place called Gethsemane; and he said to his disciples, “Sit here while I go over there and pray.” He took with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, and began to be grieved and agitated. Then he said to them, “I am deeply grieved, even to death;... Continue Reading →
Midweek Lenten Devotional Week 5
Romans 12:2-12 Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of God—what is good and acceptable and perfect. For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of yourself more highly... Continue Reading →
Midweek Lenten Devotional Week 4
Sunday, for our worship, I talked about prayer and how it connects us to God and to each other. Our scripture is from the book of Mark, Chapter 5:24-34 [A] large crowd followed him and pressed in on him. Now there was a woman who had been suffering from hemorrhages for twelve years. She had... Continue Reading →
We CAN do this!
This morning, I rolled over in bed and picked up my phone. I had gotten out of the habit of doing this in early January but as this virus has taken over, I find myself once again, looking for my phone and catching up on the news before I even get out of the bed.... Continue Reading →