Stories tagged:
spiritual growth

Welcome

Weylin Lee reflects on what a meaningful posture and practice of welcome might look like for us in our current season [Matthew 10:40-42]. Reflection How might we be able to create brave space in our practice of welcoming others? How is welcoming others inviting us into vulnerability? Resources Practice: The People’s Supper Film: Just Mercy

Sacred Heart

James Allison reflects on the Feast of the Sacred Heart and the love that we’re invited to receive and give [1 John 4:7-16]. Reflection How can we move from a cognitive to a relational understanding and practice of love? How are we invited to meekness in our attempt to love well and to receive love? Resources

A Hope That Does Not Disappoint

Scott Erickson reflects on hope in the midst of our current circumstances [Romans 5:1-8]. Reflection What particular conversations are happening in your life because of these current circumstances? In what ways are you fighting being a student by trying to be a teacher?

Original Beauty

Jason Minnix reflects on how we’re invited to notice the intention of beauty amidst devastation.  Nic Acosta also shares his reflections on this text [Genesis 1-2:4]. Reflection Where am I being invited to practice antifragility and fragility? How am I being invited into beauty this week? Spiritual Practice Pick a practice that may be either supporting your fragility or your […]

Pentecost: Uniquely Embodied Gifts

On Pentecost Sunday, Gena Minnix reflects on how the Spirit transforms our embodied selves and wounds into unique gifts that enliven the body of Christ.  Molly Clack also shares her reflections on this text [1 Corinthians 12:4-12]. Reflection When you’re feeling most alive in your embodied self, what are you usually doing? How might your unique gift to the community […]

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 […]