Worship

worship is more commonly defined as the expression of reverence or adoration for a deity. In the Judeo-Christian perspective we are instructed to worship God in and through every aspect of our lives. Here is the book of Revelation John describes the presence of God. The presence of God takes our minds off our circumstancesContinue reading “Worship”

Palm Sunday

Hosanna!!!! Yes. Today we remember Jesus choosing to enter into Jerusalem. Its a very symbolic event. The Hebrews remembered their celebration of The Feast of Sukkot. One of the things they did as part of their celebration was to wave palm branches and recite Psalm 118  (… vs5. In my distress I prayed to theContinue reading “Palm Sunday”

Male and Female, created in the image of God

The word ‘mandala’ comes from a classical Indian language, Sanskrit. A common, loose interpretation of the word is ‘circle’.However a mandala is used in many religious groups for re-entering, focus and connecting with the divine. Here is a mandala that is designed to help one contemplate on who we are. The concentric rings of theContinue reading “Male and Female, created in the image of God”

Diversity

More recently I have been pondering over the word ‘diversity’. What does it mean? Why does it bother people? There has been a lot on the news about diversity or the fear of diversity. Quite honestly I don’t think we humans have done a good job in enjoying diversity. But we try. Diversity is theContinue reading “Diversity”

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Loving on our neighbors – engaging in the Christmas story

Stories engage people at every level – not just in their minds but in their emotions, values and imaginations, which are the drivers of real change. -Simon Hodges, https://www.positive.news/2014/perspective/15464/whats-special-storytelling-social-change/, 17th June 2014 Retelling the ‘story’ aids memory – Psychology professor, Dan Johnson, of Washington and Lee University, Stories make effective memory techniques The more you can make somethingContinue reading “Loving on our neighbors – engaging in the Christmas story”

The Jesus gift-box

It started a couple of weeks ago. The nurse at the doctor’s office looks politely at my little ones and asks ” So what are you asking for, this Christmas”. Why does Christmas have to be about getting something? Many years ago an active church member asked my daughter that same question. God had beautifully prepared meContinue reading “The Jesus gift-box”

Hold out your light

Light dispels darkness. So hold out your light and show the way. “We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way. Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance. Where there is patience and humility there isContinue reading “Hold out your light”

A call to repentance with the hope of forgiveness

The Jewish tradition includes a sound blast of the shofar. The shofar is a call to the people. Here it is a call to repentance. The silhouettes of people in palm branches indicate a cry of ‘Hosanna’. Son of God please ‘save us’. The crown of thorns represents the sacrifice of blood(life) for life. AndContinue reading “A call to repentance with the hope of forgiveness”

bearing one another’s pain

The Lord has told you what is good. He has told you what he wants from you: Do what is right to other people. Love being kind to others. And live humbly, trusting your God. (Micah 6:8 ICB, Bible)