Jason Minnix reflects on our expectations as we near the end of the Lenten season [Matthew 21:1-11]. Reflection: What pain and darkness is God starting to untether in me this week? How can I relax into the grace that God actually likes me? Resources: Video: On Love with Alain De Botton
Gena Minnix talks about how we reflect on and respond to waiting in this season of Lent [Psalm 130:1-8]. Reflection: How might sharing my feelings, needs, and wants with God help me while I’m waiting? How might God use the ‘waiting’ parts of my life to write an exceptionally good story? Resources: Podcast: Missing Richard Simmons Practices: Voicing to God […]
Liz Schepel talks about what we can remember in darkness as we continue to reflect on the season of Lent [Ephesians 5:8-14]. Reflection: How much of our lives are in the shadows, but there is goodness and truth waiting to be illuminated? What in particular is scary to dig up? How can we reach for light?
John Chandler reflects on what will come of our season of lent where we open ourselves up to brokenness, grief and suffering [Romans 5:1-11]. Reflection What suffering already might be present for you to take hold of? How have you not allowed hope to birth out of your suffering?
Gideon Tsang talks about how we can learn to see the kingdom of God here and now and how we can see as God sees [John 3:1-17]. Reflection: What does it look like to create space in this lent season? How can you live out of your worthiness this week?
Jason Minnix explores how to respond to violence with loving kindness, both towards ourselves and difficult people in our lives and world [Matthew 5:38-48]. Reflection: What in my life needs kindness today? How can I extend compassion to the people who are difficult for me to love? Resources: Book: Rosenberg, Marshall. “Nonviolent Communication.”
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent. We will be holding a liturgy service at Space12 Wednesday night, March 1 to begin this season of reflection on the sacrifice that Christ experienced and embraced for us. When: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 @ 7pm Where: Space12 Details on the Facebook Event [Photo by Ding Ren @ Flickr]