A Woodland Path, Visio Divina

Luke 6:12 During that time, Jesus went out to the mountain to pray, and he prayed to God all night long.   God speaks to us in many ways–through relationships, our experiences, sacred texts such as the Bible and many more. Today I am asking you to “read” a photograph using the practice of Visio Divina, Latin … Continue reading A Woodland Path, Visio Divina

Road to Emmaus — Prayerful Tuesday

Road to Emmaus, Rembrandt   The story of the two disciples on their way to Emmaus who meet the resurrected Jesus is a familiar story to us all, maybe to familiar. I found this drawing of Rembrandts and it touched me in a way some finished painting cannot. If you look closely you will see … Continue reading Road to Emmaus — Prayerful Tuesday

God’s Surprise — Prayerful Tuesday

  God’s Surprise Paraphrase of Luke 2:26-33 God sent a Messenger to a virgin engaged to a man named Joseph, of the house of David. The virgins name was Mary. As he entered the Messenger greeted Mary: Greetings! You are beautiful with God’s beauty, beautiful inside and out, God be with you. Mary was confused … Continue reading God’s Surprise — Prayerful Tuesday

Breaking Bread

Luke 24:30-31a When he was at the table with them, he took bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to them. Then their eyes were opened, and they recognized him; [This was my Spiritual Practice offering this week for Prayerful Tuesday on the Cloaked Monk Blog] I attended the 2013 Turner Lectures in Yakima … Continue reading Breaking Bread

Prayerful Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Luke 13: 11-13 11.And just then there appeared a woman with a spirit that had crippled her for eighteen years. She was bent over and was quite unable to stand up straight. 12.When Jesus saw her, he called her over and said, ‘Woman, you are set free from your ailment.’ 13.When he laid his hands … Continue reading Prayerful Tuesday, August 20, 2013

It Was In Prayer

Sermon preached at Queen Anne Christian Church, January 13, 2013 Acts 8:14-17    14 Now when the apostles at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had accepted the word of God, they sent Peter and John to them. 15The two went down and prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit 16(for as yet the Spirit had … Continue reading It Was In Prayer