These words keep running through my head today: O Love That Will Not Let Me Go. I thought there may be others who needed to hear them as well, to know that all is not hopeless.
The Christian church calendar moves pretty quickly from Jesus’ birth to his baptism. The gospel of Mark starts with John the Baptist and from there introduces us to Jesus. This Sunday, we are asked to remember our baptism. I am reading a book which posits that we all need to spend time looking inward toContinue reading “WHO ARE YOU? 01.09.2021”
After you let go of the past – 2020 and all – what will you fill your space with? Morning prayer with my helpers.
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”
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!”
What a gift it would be if we all began to bless others, including those who hurt us! And imagine how it would be if we also gave ourselves the blessing of being loved and worthy to receive blessing. We can bring light and healing love into being or we can project curses and harmfulContinue reading “TENDER BREATH OF ENDLESS LOVE; ADVENT WORD: BLESSING”
Mary goes to see Elizabeth and together they erupt into praise. We social distance physically but gather in spirit. Let’s continue to encourage each other and rejoice in the meeting of Heaven and Earth.
Even in the wasteland, there is HOPE! 12.12.2020 Saturday
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.