Desert

  As I sit a robin sings his morning song, tea in hand, dog in my lap I wait expectantly, I listen . . . all I hear are crows, and wrens. Where are you? It has been so long since I felt your presence. I long to feel your touch on my cheek, to … Continue reading Desert

WHISPER – Prayerful Tuesday

Visio Divina sunrise, sunset listen do you hear a whisper calling. heart open spirit quiet I listen I hear a whisper. As you gaze at the picture what do you feel, what do you hear.  Does the picture lead you somewhere quiet, inside where a whisper is a shout of joy. Ruth Jewell, ©March 18, … Continue reading WHISPER – Prayerful Tuesday

A Child

a child is born a child like no other a child born to change the world a child to turn the world of Rome upside down an “Anointed One” to challenge greed and power the stars in the sky celebrate the scholar honors with kingly gifts Herod and all Jerusalem with him tremble fear who … Continue reading A Child

Prayerful Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Into the Wilderness An old Hebrew root for wilderness means “to speak,” {dabar – meaning “to speak” is a primitive root of midbar - meaning wilderness, a place where you can hear G-d speak}.  Those who traveled into the wilderness were outsiders, minorities, women and Judean peasants and they were the ones that heard G-d … Continue reading Prayerful Tuesday, September 10, 2013

The Hardest Task

Morning Scripture Psalm 33:12-22 G-d fashioned me from the heart of the SPIRIT, and all creation with me. I cannot see the immensity around me, only the little shelf I stand on do my eyes perceive. I think my knowledge is so great, that I no longer need G-d. Yet all that I am is … Continue reading The Hardest Task

Not Alone

Hebrews 12:1-2; 1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us, 2 looking to Jesus the pioneer and perfecter of our faith, who for … Continue reading Not Alone

COME . . .

Light of Christ surround me Ignite within the flame of love, Breath of the Holy Spirit Flow through me, Fan the flames of passion Arms of the blessed Creator Enfold me, reminding me of your presence, Giver of life provide a safe place this day to rest when I am weary Shalem Ruth Jewell, ©August … Continue reading COME . . .