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Intention Setting Prayer Journal Meditative Exercise

This year I purchased a planner–Rituals for Living Dreambook and Planner–from a website called The Dragon Tree.  It came across my Facebook feed as a suggested post and I was intrigued. It is quite extensive, and I have to admit … Continue reading

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My Word for 2017 is “Connect”

For the past few years I have embraced the tradition of choosing a new word symbolize my intentions for the new year.  The tradition was introduced to me by Christine Valters Paintner of Abbey of the Arts.  Christine talks about … Continue reading

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Slowing Down and Yielding to the Beautiful

I noticed the daylilies were in bloom this morning.  While googling “daylilies” because it is highlighted as misspelled in this post, I realized that they are edible.  That means that all three of these yellow flowers in my gardens are … Continue reading

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theART and SOUL of Prayer

Yesterday, a friend of mine, Kristen Olson Vincent, nominated me for the ArtChain going around on Facebook.  For five days, you are supposed to post an image of your work and nominate someone else to do the same.  My first … Continue reading

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My New Word for 2014 is “Adoration”

No, I have not fallen off the face of the earth.  I have just been working on some new things.  As it has been so long since I posted, I thought I would share with you the word I have … Continue reading

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Is God in the Walls, the Ceiling, the Floor, the Furniture? Is God Even in the Messy Room?

Yesterday, I received an email for The Upper Room–a daily devotion I subscribe to.  It talked about going though every room in your home and blessing it as a way to make room for the coming of Christ, which I … Continue reading

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Holy Saturday – Faith in the Unknown

The space between.  The space between Good Friday and Easter Sunday.  The space between death and the resurrection.  Is this the space between knowing and unknowing?  Is this the space where I most often live–wondering if the resurrection really did … Continue reading

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Making May Own Lampwork Glass Rosary Beads

One of my favorite things to do is to make my own lampwork glass beads.  Now that the weather has warmed up a bit, I can crack the windows and fire up my torch again. Not only do I find … Continue reading

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A Prayer for the New Year

Take me into a new year, Gracious God.  Help me to continue looking for meaning, seeking peace, praying for light, dancing for joy, working for justice, and singing your praise.  I go into the new year filled with expectations, a … Continue reading

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Hanukiah Prayer Bead Reflections

Last night I wrote a bit about Chanukah and the miracle of the menorah lamps in the Temple. Tonight, the third night of Chanukah, I am reflecting on the prayer I published in the last post.  This is the prayer … Continue reading

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