Tag Archives: Silence

Fall on My Knees (a poem by JRobin Whitley)

During the healing service, I wanted to fall on my knees again. How long it has been since I, sinner and saint, felt the presence of G_d and wanted to fall on my knees. G_d had not been absent. There … Continue reading

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A Message about Holy Cross Episcopal in Valle Crucis, NC, USA

Living in the mountains has many advantages for me. First, there is something in the mountains that is intangible but that gives me great joy. Then, there is nature and that gives me joy regardless of the landscape, but the … Continue reading

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Pride and Faith

Pride and faith may seem like an odd title for a reflection. Especially when the overall subject of this blog is to talk about God in the World. Yet, once I type the word, “world”, putting the words pride and … Continue reading

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Prayers are Like Wildflowers

Wildflowers have always been a favorite of mine. Yet, what some call wildflowers, others call weeds. That may make some wonder why I would title this blog writing, Prayers are Like Wildflowers. Isn’t that similar to saying that prayers are … Continue reading

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Lent and Grief

Psalm 73:23 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
23 Nevertheless I am continually with you;
you hold my right hand. Continue reading

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Filling Our Cup

   “Simply be open and allow yourself to be held in the shelter of God. …Do not doubt your own spiritual experience.”    ~Joyce Rupp The past few weeks we have had a visit from a foster parent telling his … Continue reading

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Living the life of Christ in Community

2: 1 If there is any encouragement in Christ, any solace in love, any participation in the Spirit, any compassion and mercy, 2 complete my joy by being of the same mind, with the same love, united in heart, thinking one thing. 3 Do nothing out of selfishness or out of vainglory; rather, humbly regard others as more important than yourselves, 4 each looking out not for his own interests, but [also] everyone for those of others. Continue reading

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