31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes, Advent Devotionals, Devotionals

Searching For Advent

The season of Advent is coming. The time of preparation and celebration is beckoning us to lighten our loads and dive into celebrations and hope. Excited children, empty pocket books and lists full of fun and service await us. Then what follows is a crash. Down time after the hype and climax of all that… Read More Searching For Advent

31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes, Devotionals

Witness in Gentleness

Being renewed in faith one tends to have a fiery outlook on most things. Nothing seems colorful anymore. Our stance looks at life as either black or white. There’s no room to walk the fence line where all the colors may be. There’s no space to pick and chose the color you could filter your… Read More Witness in Gentleness

31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes, Devotionals, Prayer

A Common Prayer

As a small child, I knelt at the pew. I never bowed my head but stared up at the giant cross above the priest’s head. His repetitive prayers went on and on as I focused on the large wooden carving that shadowed us all. If I found my place back in that pew these day,… Read More A Common Prayer