I want to be like the Magi…

A Poem for Epiphany based on Matthew 2:1-12. My New Year’s resolution this year, is to be like the Magi. In our world today, there are plenty of reasons why it would be easy to miss the light — to miss the appearance of a guiding star in the sky — to miss signs that…

The Longest Night

The longest night of the year, the winter solstice, falls just before Christmas each year, marking the time in our part of the world, where there is the most darkness in those twenty-four hours that mark one rotation of the earth on its axis. The Season of Advent, those weeks of preparation and waiting that…

Eight Acres

Creator God, I pray the eyes of my heart may be opened that I may know the hope that You have called me to. I pray that the meditations of my heart may be pleasing in your sight, Oh God my Rock and my Redeemer. Guide me into all truth and help me to hear…

Eight Acres for the Eighth Day

Creator God, I pray the eyes of my heart may be opened that I may know the hope that You have called me to. I pray that the meditations of my heart may be pleasing in your sight, Oh God my Rock and my Redeemer. Guide me into all truth and help me to hear…

Eigth Acres

Creator God, I pray the eyes of my heart may be opened that I may know the hope that You have called me to. I pray that the meditations of my heart may be pleasing in your sight, Oh God my Rock and my Redeemer. Guide me into all truth and help me to hear…

Eight Acres

Creator God, I pray the eyes of my heart may be opened that I may know the hope that You have called me to. I pray that the meditations of my heart may be pleasing in your sight, Oh God my Rock and my Redeemer. Guide me into all truth and help me to hear…

Eight Acres for the Eighth Day

Creator God, I pray the eyes of my heart may be opened that I may know the hope that You have called me to. I pray that the meditations of my heart may be pleasing in your sight, Oh God my Rock and my Redeemer. Guide me into all truth and help me to hear…

Eight Acres for the Eighth Day

Creator God, I pray the eyes of my heart may be opened that I may know the hope that You have called me to. I pray that the meditations of my heart may be pleasing in your sight, Oh God my Rock and my Redeemer. Guide me into all truth and help me to hear…

Eight Acres for the Eighth Day

Creator God, I pray the eyes of my heart may be opened that I may know the hope that You have called me to. I pray that the meditations of my heart may be pleasing in your sight, Oh God my Rock and my Redeemer. Guide me into all truth and help me to hear…

Eight Acres for the Eighth Day

Introduction Visio Divina – “sacred seeing” – is an ancient form of Christian prayer in which we allow our hearts and imaginations to enter into a sacred image, in silence, to see what God might have to say to us. This practice is based on the practice of Lectio Divina – “divine reading” – which…

Blessed are They who are Persecuted

“Blessed are they who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” – Matthew 5:10 What does it mean to be persecuted for the sake of righteousness? In Matthew 5:10 the blessing of the kingdom of heaven is promised for those who are persecuted for righteousness sake, not to…

Blessed are The Peacemakers

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called children of God.” – Matthew 5:9 What does it mean to be a peacemaker? In a world that is ugly with violence and hate, Jesus calls us to be peacemakers. But, what did Jesus mean by peacemakers? A peace maker is someone who is constantly seeking…