Liturgy Ever-present God,you meet us in the borderlands,in places neither here nor there, at times when we are well out of our comfort zone; even if we don’t know where we’re going,when we feel most lost, you are there: thank you, God. We thank you for all we can learn fromour siblings who live on theedge, in the borderlands: about […]
What helps us “leave home” in trust? On this second Sunday of Lent, Gena St. David sifts through our unsettling experiences of leaving the familiar in parallel with Abraham’s journey into the unknown. [Genesis 12:1-4] Reflection How are you “leaving home” (identity, loyalty, authority) in this season? What’s helping you “leave home” in trust? Who are you “leaving home” with?
How might we foster hope among so much grief and cyclical injustice in the world? Christopher Mack begins this season of Advent slowing down to glimpse with the prophet Isaiah, a word that might remake our world. [Isaiah 2:1-5] Reflection What ruts of routine or quicksands of status quo are constraining your life or world? How might you move in […]
Christopher Mack imagines Jesus’ prayer for our active participation in God’s Love and call to work alongside those struggling, afraid, and forgotten. [John 17:20-26]. Reflection What is it like to imagine Jesus’ praying for you? Where do you or your world feel fragmented? How might you open yourself to God’s Love and Oneness? How might you move yourself to the […]
As we enter the season of Advent, Gena St. David reflects on what is helpful for us to keep in mind and remember when things are being shaken loose inside us and how we can help one another hold onto hope [Luke 21:25-36]. Reflection What is being shaken loose inside you this advent season? How are you experiencing Christ in […]
Gena St. David reflects on what helps us not lose heart in the midst of grief especially in our personal and communal experiences [2 Corinthians 4:13-16]. Reflection How is God renewing us as a Vox community? What do we need to grieve to make space for what’s next? And how might that grief moves us toward grace? Practice Express Grief. […]
Gena Minnix reflects on how Jesus invites us into the process of forgiveness and what that looks like to practice [John 20:19-23]. Reflection What injury is currently disturbing my peace? This week, how might I practice consenting to the Spirit’s movement toward forgiveness within me? Resources Video: SNL – Astronaut Anne McClain Video: Mariachi and Tacos Party MWG: Discussion Guide […]