A Thanksgiving Prayer? – Prayerful Tuesday

for I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, Matthew 25:35 Giver of abundant gifts, on this Thanksgiving we celebrate . . . we celebrate. Ah what are we celebrating God?  It seems to me that we … Continue reading A Thanksgiving Prayer? – Prayerful Tuesday

Un-Birthday Surprises – Prayerful Tuesday

  “I have come to believe that God, Truth, Beauty, Love—all those concepts I associate with the Divine—are not things that are “found” at the end of the path, like the post of gold at the end of the rainbow, but rather are what I experience on the journey as I travel through life—or perhaps, … Continue reading Un-Birthday Surprises – Prayerful Tuesday

Walking Home With Amelia

  Amelia is a 5 year old, little girl who is a mixture of tomboy, imp, princess and budding scientist but most of all a Grammy’s delight.  Walking home from school with Amelia is always an adventure.  Today we hadn’t gotten even 100 feet from her school when she bent over and said, “Look Grammy, … Continue reading Walking Home With Amelia

A Grandma’s Loves

  Today I sat with Both my loves Today I held them In my arms  One love is soft and warm A small bundle of wriggling flesh A ball of laughter A tiny hand in mine One love is tall and strong Wrinkles where once was firm, smooth skin An intense love that feeds my … Continue reading A Grandma’s Loves

From Strangers to Family

Ruth 1:16-17 (CEB) 16But Ruth said, “Do not urge me to leave you, to turn back from following you. Wherever you go, I will go; and wherever you stay, I will stay. Your people will be my people, and your God will be my God. 17Wherever you die, I will die, and there I will … Continue reading From Strangers to Family

Prayerfull Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Prayer Yesterday seemed like a perfect day to read poetry.  The rain was coming down, the wind was blowing, Suzie was snuggled in my lap so I opened up two of my favorite books of poetry, Thirst by Mary Oliver,[1] and a book of Celtic prayers collected by Alexander Carmichael titled New Moon of the … Continue reading Prayerfull Tuesday, November 19, 2013