How can I drink more deeply of the waters that flow freely from the fountain of love that is Christ’s sacrifice?
Practicing Stillness: Listening
Guilty! I hear myself say… Have you ever been so busy thinking about what you wanted to say next that you didn’t really listen to what your friend or loved one was trying to share with you? I know I have, and I am resolved to do better. And this is where our journey of…
Practicing Stillness: Stepping Into Scripture
I am normally so drawn to color but if you stop and really take a moment you will see that this image glows with heavenly light.
Practicing Stillness: Train up a Child…
In all of the efforts undertaken to protect the Christchild… what time is there for stillness? Or silliness for that matter? How can we make time for myrth and music when we feel stretched beyond our capacity daily? When ‘free time’ is scarce and, sometimes the only thing that feels possible is attempting to recover for the next push?
Practicing Stillness: A Quiet Place
Creating a special place and a regular time are key to finding your rhythm of practicing stillness.
Stillness: First Steps
…sitting in stillness really is an act of humility. As I silently position myself, I wait expectantly to hear from God. In this way, I am saying: “I don’t have all the answers” or “I am open to learn, to change, to answer your call.” “I can trust what you will show me.”
Gloria in Excelsis Deo
The Gloria is taken from the passage in scripture when the angels announced the birth of Jesus to the Shepherds who were watching their sheep by night.
Pause~ Passion Week
When I allowed myself to deeply gaze into the story with the use of this painting, I realized that I have a Lord and King who has washed me, though I don’t fully understand it. He is willing to kneel at my feet and this thought opens and humbles me.
Welcome to God thru the Arts Holy Week Meditations This week I will be exploring various music and art to direct our minds into a deeper experience of the events that surrounded Jesus during the week preceding his crucifixion. These works of art will represent diverse people, time and genres. Not intended as a newspaper…