During Lent (the 40-day season leading to Easter), Pastor Laura and I are reflecting on Spiritual Tools (Spiritual Practices) that God has given us to help us live more fully during challenging times. Each Sunday, we will give guidance on how to use a different tool/practice. Last Sunday, Pastor Laura spoke about prayer. We gave […]

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Prayer is part of my life. Every morning I spend time in contemplative prayer – lifting my life before God and centering myself for the day. I pray for healing for patients in hospitals and for guidance for their caregivers. I pray blessings upon couples at weddings, children and teenagers at baptisms, and for those who have died and their families at funerals. I even say […]

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I love Christmas. I love families gathering with one another. I love the generosity the season prompts in people’s hearts. I love the smells of baking. I love the music. Most of all, I love the story – the story of how God entered the world through the Christ Child.  This Christmas will be different for most of us. Many of the rituals that make this season […]

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I love Christmas. I love families gathering with one another. I love the generosity the season prompts in people’s hearts. I love the smells of baking. I love the music. Most of all, I love the story – the story of how God entered the world through the Christ Child.  This Christmas will be different for most of us. Many of the rituals that make this season […]

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