Tuesday, January 12, 2021 While Christmas Day is behind us and the twelve days of Christmas are over, the message of Christmas is not. Heaven and Earth do meet. The Holy is with and within us.
A new trend in Psychology is to study Well-Being. One of the top finds is that keeping a gratitude journal helps in being happy. Write 3 things you are thankful for each day. And join me in a prayer of gratitude.
Ritual grounds us. It connects us to the familiar and to the Loving Spirit. In those moments when we are participating in ritual, we may become aware of the blessings, the surprises, the wonders and joys, the callings given to us. I invite you to join me in the Ritual of Holy Communion Online.
I had to edit this live post because I tried to add music that I thought was in the public domain and wasn’t. I decided to edit the ending while I was at it because I kept knocking the candles over. Shouldn’t I just skip posting it? I definitely considered it, but I couldn’t skipContinue reading “LIGHTING THE CHRIST CANDLE 12.24.2020”
The AdventWord for today is MYSTERY. I relish being open to the wonder, the awe, the mystery of The Holy.People from the beginning of time have worshiped according to their understanding of the Holy. Eventually people began to claim their mother goddess or father god as belonging to them, their nation. Wars were fought andContinue reading “MYSTERY; BEYOND KNOWING 12.21.2020”
Have you ever realized how much easier it is to rejoice when you are noticing the positives in life, like loving acts, smiles, beauty, simple kindness? Today, I light the Advent Candle of Love and the AdventWord for today is Rejoice. I knew Love was the theme for this week, so I had been ponderingContinue reading “LOVE IS ALL AROUND: REJOICE!”
This morning I was honored two preach at the First Presbyterian Church in Pontotoc. It is the second Sunday of Advent where we light the peace candle. Below is my sermon from the morning worship and a brief moment of communion at home.
Praying for the children …
Beginning the preparations for Christmas! I had a lot of work to do to just get started. I could no longer ignore the piles of clothes from where my closet rod had ripped from the wall. Figuring out what to do with them meant getting rid of some things and moving many others and creatingContinue reading “HOPE IS HERE! 10.29.2020”