How do you keep your faith in God during hard times? When life feels like it’s overwhelming you, where can you find faith? In God’s promise to have claimed you and live with you always.
Want to get your soul and mind ready for Lent? Join the online retreat to engage in some valuable prayer styles. Feb 20, 2021. Register here. January 27, 2021April Nible I had to do some serious self-reflection I’ve been journaling during this pandemic. For a few months, it was a daily morning prayer ritual thatContinue reading “The Pandemic Offers You The Chance To Choose Good”
Looking for ways to get your mind and soul ready for Lent? Join us Sat, Feb 20, for an online retreat! Jan 20, 2021The Rev. Patrick Sipes This article is a taste of the session Rev. Sipes will be leading at the online retreat sponsored by Seeking the Spirit Within on Feb 20, 2021. RegisterContinue reading “How To Learn From The Wilderness”
Looking for ways to get your mind and soul ready for Lent? Join us Sat, Feb 20, for an online retreat! January 13, 2021Rev. Carmala Aderman Changing The Name Changes My Expectations I was emailing a pastor/spiritual director friend a few months ago. In his response, he wrote something like “and I hope you areContinue reading “How Does Calling The Pandemic “COVIDtide” Change Its Power?”
Epiphany Day Jan 6, 2021Gloria Austerberry, Certified Spiritual Director We’re aware of elements in nature changing form It is not every day we get rain from ice, but it happens. Do you remember a day like this? A fall shower froze, coating everything with ice. Two days later, without a cloud in the sky, brightContinue reading “Why Does It Matter That God Is With Us Now?”
Christmas can be difficult to celebrate sometimes. Yet, gifts of love wait for us in the pain.
by The Rev. Patricia Stetson-Warning, Certified Spiritual DirectorDecember 23, 2020 God is not invisible. We can see the face of God. One of our beloved songs of the Christmas Season is Mary did you know? The words, Mary did you know that when you kissed your little baby, you kissed the face of God? areContinue reading “Kissing The Face of God–And Seeing God’s Face In Each Other”
December 16, 2020Shirley Knight, Certified Spiritual Director Once a month, a spiritual director from Seeking the Spirit Within offers a type of prayer you might like to try. This month, with Christmas just a week away, we invite you to do some intentional meditation on the Christmas symbols you see all around you. Are youContinue reading “How To Pray Throughout The Day With The Symbols of Christmas”
December 9, 2020Terri Storer, Certified Spiritual Director We draw nearer to the birth of Jesus in this Season of Advent. I recall a time in my life when this was a time of frenetic activity. Self-imposed, as well as societal, expectations generated a long To Do list impossible to accomplish by any human being, letContinue reading “When You’ve Got Important Issues, Who Listens To You?”