December 31, 2020

Image: Nancy Davison Guide me, Lord When my life seems pinched and lonely, remind me to look up and out at the moon and stars.To look down and in at flowing water and tiny blossoms in the grass. When I struggle for control, loosen my grip and help me trust your plan...

Christmas Eve, 2020

Image: Barbara Ryther Christmas Eve Meditation This Christmas is unlike any other, and it feels very strange. Because of a powerful microbe we can’t even see, we’ve been deprived of many of the trappings of our normal holiday celebrations. No parties, few– or...

December 17th, 2020

Image: Nina Bisognani Advent Meditations As we enter the season of Advent, we begin to experience some of the darkesttimes of the year. The sun sets earlier and rises later than we might like. Diminished are the fall’s last rays of healing warmth. We begin to feel the...

December 10, 2020

Image: Barbara Ryther Advent 2020 – A dialog It’s dark, Lord, and I cannot see the road ahead.It’s Advent, too, Lord—You know it’s my favorite season.But this one is so different.How I long for the traditions that have always marked this time for me—     Stirring the...

December 2, 2020

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; Those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, On them has light shined.                                    Isaiah 9:2 Image: Barbara...