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Sacred Hospitality

By the time this blog post goes live over 80 people will have gathered at Stony Point Center for a Sanctuary Training hosted by the Synod of the Northeast, Presbyterian Peace Fellowship, the Community of Living Traditions and the National Sanctuary Movement.   395 more words

Genesis 21

Sarah Gave Birth (vs 1-8)
The Lord visited Sarah as he had said, and the Lord did unto Sarah as he had spoken. For Sarah conceived, and bare Abraham a son in his old age, at the set time of which God had spoken to him. 461 more words


Overwhelmed - Romans 8:31

Rather than pausing and waiting patiently, we are tempted to act hastily when we are overwhelmed, disappointed, frustrated, or confused. There is a great value in pausing and inviting God into a situation before deciding what the best approach for a given situation is. 1,462 more words

Writing Prompts


Genesis 18:10, 12-13a
“Then the Lord said, ‘I will surely return to you about this time next year, and Sarah your wife will have a son.’…So Sarah laughed to herself as she thought, ‘After I am worn out and my master is old, will I now have this pleasure?’  Then the Lord said to Abraham, ‘Why did Sarah laugh and say, ‘Will I really have a child, now that I am old?’  Is anything too hard for the Lord?’” 199 more words


Genesis 15 & 21: Do Not Fear – Part I

Genesis 15 & 21: Do Not Fear – Part I

Christmas Monday, December 26, 2016

We are familiar with the conversation between Abram and “I AM” in which God promises not only a kingship and land but a son and as many descendants as there are stars in the sky. 244 more words

Encouragement Café:One Essential for Handling Trials

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him. 110 more words


Only Pillars of Salt

I grew up with Bible stories – Adam and Eve, Noah’s ark, God parting the Red Sea for Moses and the Israelites, Samson and Delilah, David and Goliath, the wall of Jericho – but the one that has resonated with me most since my divorce is that of Lot’s wife. 1,013 more words

Literary Shenanigans