Category: Speaking to the Soul

The Way Prayer Rises

by Leslie Scoopmire The way the air holds warmth like a brimming teacup, tenderlylifting the turkey vultures so hightheir grace is all you see, as

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Psalm 139

by Laurie Gudim In Psalm 139 the psalmist speaks the deepest understanding of my heart.  I am sought out and known by my beloved God,

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What Does Jesus Look Like?

Almost every parent has favorite pictures and memories of their children when they were babies, toddlers, and young children. Family get-togethers have shared laughs and

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Praise Song at Dawn

Loving Creator,we rise from our rest to sing your praise, joining the world You have made holy through your hands, O God.  The coyotes are back in

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Look Up

by Laurie Gudim In the Gospel story today, Jesus is at a dinner party with influential people.  These are the power brokers of the day. 

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Float Trip

Float Trip (A poetic reflection on John 7:37-52, today’s Daily Office Gospel reading) When Jesus said,  “As the scripture has said, “Out of the believer’s

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Guests, not Hosts

Luke 14:1,7-14 In the beginning, our very first story about ourselves ends with the reminder we were born hungry,body and soul: On the day before

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There’s not much more agitating than the sound of ker-THUNK, ker-THUNK,  the washing machine walking across the floor because it’s unbalanced and unhappy. Usually, it

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