Scripture: Acts 1:1-11 Reflection: It is tempting on this day to think that the ascension of the Risen Christ means that in some way he is less present to us, his followers. Tempting, but wrong as the prayer below reminds us. When Christ Jesus ascended the person of Jesus as we knew him on earth … Continue reading Thy Kingdom Come, Ascension Day 2020
Today, in the readings for the daily prayers we have what may be one of my favorite readings from all of Exodus. The reading is when God gives the people of Israel the bread from heaven. You can read it here. You might think that I love the reading because of its association with the … Continue reading Let Justice Rain Down Like Manna
Rest: Receive the gift of God's grace, peace, and restoration. Community: Who is your community? Have fun with friends today. Be joyful. Today is the last day of this part of our Lenten discipline. Reflect on how your life is different after engaging intentionally with your faith during this holy season?
Go: Cross boundaries, listen deeply, and live like Jesus. Community: Who is your community? Contact a local elected representative. Talk to them about a vulnerable group in your community.
Bless: Share faith and unselfishly give and serve. Community: Who is your community? Call a friend just to catch up.
Turn: Turn, listen, and choose to follow Jesus. Community: Who is your community? Invite silence into all your interactions today.
Learn: Reflect on Scripture each day, especially on Jesus' life and teaching. Community: Who is your community? Jesus says, "I am the vine; you are the branches." Who is your community?
Pray: Dwell intentionally with God each day. Community: Who is your community? Read the Prayer attributed to St. Francis (below). Sit silently. Invite God to speak through this reading. The Prayer attributed to St. Francis (BCP 833) Lord, make us instruments of your peace. Where there is hatred, let us sow love; where there is injury, … Continue reading March 30th
Worship: Gather in Community to thank, praise, and dwell with God. Community: Who is your community? Worship in community today. Watch the "Signs of Life: Community" video.
Rest: Receive the gift of God's grace, peace, and restoration. Shelter: Where do you feel most at home? What is something you can give yourself permission to step away from today and rest?