Speaking to the Soul

Blessed are You

The last time the Sermon on the Mount came up in our lectionary we were at the gateway of the Pandemic.  We didn’t yet know

Read More >>
Speaking to the Soul

A Reading Biography

I was not much of a reader when I was a small child. I had too much to do — play outside, run off to

Read More >>
Speaking to the Soul

In the Midst of Us

In the Midst of Us (A poetic reflection on the Prayer of St. John Chrysostom) Daily Office Readings for the feast day of John Chrysostom,

Read More >>
Speaking to the Soul

Bless. Be.

Matthew 5:1-12 O God, You bless us in every moment, and uphold us by the strength of your Love: hear our prayer, for our hope

Read More >>
Speaking to the Soul

(A conversion) not (of St Paul)

No lightning boltnor sudden fallbut the gentle tap-tapof mercy raininglike hoofbeatslike heartbeatsover the umbrellaof consciousness – Who are you? You sang, my pied piper;I was powerlessnot to

Read More >>
Speaking to the Soul

Some days are like that …

The other day my preschooler said he didn’t want to go to school. He’d had fun the other days. But this morning he kept telling

Read More >>
Speaking to the Soul

A Living Parable

by Theresa Newell The kingdom of heaven is like an elderly woman who, being hospitalized, found out she has a health condition that will prevent

Read More >>

Editors' featured posts