{Day 15} Color Your Prayer

When I began doing Sabbath Space with the theology grad students, I simply put out crayons and play-dough and anything else I thought might tempt them to play o...

Creating Space for Beauty

I’ve found that experiencing beauty as a regular part of my day requires cultivating a welcoming space: physical space, such as having a special area to d...

Visio Divina: Fifth Week of Lent

The readings for the fifth week of Lent are some of the richest of the season, from the reanimation of the valley of dry bones to the release of Lazarus from th...

Deeper Magic

Worried about the future, a woman stepped out of the campus library into the cold winter darkness. Decisions yet to be made pressed in upon her. Hungry and tire...

Living Joyfully for Advent

2020 Celtic Advent Calender here. For each day, from now until Epiphany, I’ve thought of one thing I can do to practice joy and gratitude, and to give lov...

Doing Scales

Every Friday was painful. Literally. Band-aids covered my fingers and the shaking in my voice went to the tips of my toes. Hardly any of the strings rang clearl...

40 Days

“The wind is blowing away the leaves.  I can see more of the bus barn, a field of yellow, and trucks like little toys coming and going.  They must use the...

Stories

Sun is streaming through the windows as I wait for the first hummingbird to taste test the new batch of sugar syrup. Earlier, I watched as one by one they hover...