Stories tagged:
easter

Forming a New Way of Life

In this season of Easter and resurrection, Weylin Lee reflects on how we are forming new patterns and a new way of life that Jesus invites us toward [John 21:1-19]. Reflection How might making space for sacraments help disrupt our default patterns? What does our version of feeding and tending to the vulnerable look like? What is our tension with […]

Fits and Starts

On this Easter Sunday, Christopher Mack reflects on the paradox of resurrection love and the invitation that Jesus’ nonviolence offers us towards peacemaking [Luke 24:1-11]. Reflection Where is Christ inviting you to shift perspectives to find life in death? How might forgiveness, righteous anger, and nonviolent resistance call you toward hopeful action?

Restoration

Naomi Jackson reflects on how Jesus’ interaction with his disciples after resurrection invites us to our own experience of restoration [Luke 24:36-48]. Reflection How do we see the marks of death we see in ourselves? And how have they been transformed? How do you need to reintroduce yourself to your community? Where do you need to experience restoration?

Jewish Lives Matter

Rebecca Wheeler-Waltson invites us to locate ourselves in the story of Nehemiah and how it plays out in ways that’s familiar with what’s currently happening in our country [Nehemiah 2:1-8]. Reflection Where would you place yourself in this account? As the exiled? The emperor? Or an eyewitness? As you ponder what’s happening in this country today (anti Asian hate, Derek […]

Unexpected Resurrection

On Easter Sunday, Weylin Lee reflects on how the unexpected nature of Jesus’ resurrection invites us towards groundedness and good news [John 20:1-18]. Reflection How have we been accompanied in the losses we have experienced? How are we invited to a path of healing and restoration that Jesus offers? What restorative work are we being invited to participate in? Practice […]

Waiting

Weylin Lee reflects on what God is inviting us into during our season or experience of waiting.  Kelli Knight and Kristy Robinson also share their reflections on this text [Acts 1:6-14]. Reflection How can we participate in unexpected ways during our season of waiting? What might be some things we’re invited to let go of as we wait in loss? […]

Doorway to Presence

Gideon Tsang reflects on how we’re invited to dwell in our present moment.  Danielle Dalsey Kimball also shares her reflections on this text [John 14:15-17]. Reflection Are you present to what’s alive in you? What practices can bring you back to the present moment this coming week? Spiritual Practice Contemplative Prayer. Breathing in, I calm my body.  Breathing out, I […]