Into the Midnight Hour

An offering of art & word for this election day. I follow the thread of my heart — into the midnight hour,where questions churnand worries knock And there,I am greetedby a warm wind (I’m not quite surewhere it’s come from,or where it’s headed) Yet, it hums a message of loveinto my being, where mercy flows for all people andcompassion is given room at the table. I receive this lightlike a thirsty traveler, lapping in the luxuryof water and Spirit. After all this time, I see,the truth is LOVE, and it is for MEand for YOU Here, I am changed —as…

Celebration of Mary Magdalene

Happy Feast of Mary Magdalene. What do YOU love about Mary Magdalene? Mary Magdalene’s story is a tale that has been twisted and turned. First shifted by Pope Gregory in the sixth century during a sermon, his words labeled Mary Magdalene as a “sinner/prostitute.” These words stuck to her and (seemed to) remove her credibility. Yet, truth rises to the top and her REAL POWER could not be buried. In the late 1800’s, the well-preserved codex of The Gospel of Mary Magdalene was discovered in upper Egypt. In it, Mary Magdalene’s love for Christ shines through. It’s clear to see…

Visual Prayer: I Saw the Sign

Look beyond the obvious,under river rocks andbetween grass blades — You will see thatflames are in figures,figures in the flames. This visual prayer was created using the Prayer Squares creative practice. Prayer Squares are designed as a bite-size creative practice to lead you to surprise, delight and vision in your prayer life. Find out more about the Prayer Squares practice HERE. PAINT YOUR BLOOMIN’ MUSE ONLINE MINI PAINT RETREATTUESDAY • MAY 17th at 10:30 am (EASTERN) ORWEDNESDAY • MAY 18 at 6:30 pm (EASTERN) What is the color of YOUR soulful bloom? See how an intentional time with paint and…

Visual Prayer of Sticky Love (with the “other”)

Sticky Love with “the other” refers to loving those who challenge our values, our perspectives, our beliefs. Sticky love is messy. It can include misunderstanding and heartache with those we care about.Let this visual prayer reveal something fresh and delightful for our gummy situations: When awkward love comes,lean in, listen, open hands —be present to layers (of story). This visual prayer was created using the Prayer Squares creative practice. Prayer Squares are designed as a bite-size creative practice to lead you to surprise, delight and vision in your prayer life. Join me this year to create one Prayer Square per…