Tag Archives: Spirit

Getting to know Paul

Several months ago I participated in step one of the wider diocesan process of electing a new bishop in what is called ‘Walkabouts’.  The purpose of Walkabouts is for clergy, delegates and members of the Episcopal Church in one region … Continue reading

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“…because he delighted in me”…ugh, not feeling it

Psalm 18:20 He brought me out into an open place; * A year ago this week I paused at Psalm 18 to reflect in my personal scriptural journal on this first line of the last couplet and specifically at the … Continue reading

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Blindness, the War on Cancer, and the Seven Dwarves – Thinking about Sin

John 9:1 As he walked along, he saw a man blind from birth. 2His disciples asked him, ‘Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?’ 3Jesus answered, ‘Neither this man nor his parents sinned; he was born … Continue reading

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No blue? Perceiving is believing

14 But how are they to call on one in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in one of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone to proclaim him? 15And how … Continue reading

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Do you hear what I hear?

I hear the Holy Spirit in so many popular song lyrics – all genres, too…not just gospel or praise or hymns or so-called “Christian” music, though there, too. No, I hear the Holy Spirit so often in what are popularly … Continue reading

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Pax from the Comics Page

Sometimes the morning gets away from me  – often after a restless night sleeping and a huge ‘to-do’ list ahead of me –  instead of turning to the Word (the lectionary) for my first thoughts, I find myself at the … Continue reading

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Whispers and Pictures from the Spirit…NOW

From Acts today, a sweet whisper reminding me to hang in there, looking to others to encourage and build me up through this continuing season of trial; to pause and not feel pressured to hear something that encourages others via … Continue reading

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