Tag Archives: grace

The Last 15 Years Haven’t Been the Same

Yes, it is my birthday today but it’s not.  Today is the 15th anniversary of my Dad’s death.  I don’t know what to do with this. It’s been 15 years and I still don’t know what to do with it. … Continue reading

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I Miss Preaching, but I Still Am

“Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words.” – St Francis Assisi All month long, I’ve been seeing my colleagues and sisters in ministry Facebook about the Martha Stearns Marshall Preaching Month for Baptist Women, a chance … Continue reading

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Loving Me Through People

I’ve had a couple of days to rest.  It was the gift of time I gave to myself.  I was able to sleep, spend time with friends, write, and laugh with my roommates.  I also had time to sit and … Continue reading

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I am Humbled – A Hospital Chaplain’s Prayer

No matter how big the call, no matter how small, you have no idea what God is calling you to do, but God needs you. He needs me.  He needs all of us.  -Fr Mychal Judge (From his last homily, … Continue reading

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May It Be So

It is Saturday.  The people are still reeling from the loss of their Messiah.   Images are concrete in our heads:  the crown piercing into his head, tears of pain falling from his eyes, and the nails penetrating through his … Continue reading

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Jesus in Gethsemane

Matthew 26:39: And going a little farther, he threw himself on the ground and prayed, ‘My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me; yet not what I want but what you want. NOTE: This entry is … Continue reading

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Rooted and Grounded in Love

Ephesians 3:16-19 I pray that, according to the riches of his glory, he may grant that you may be strengthened in your inner being with power through his Spirit, and that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith, as … Continue reading

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