Liturgy We gather together as the rhythms of nature begin to slow, cool, anddarken. The nights grow longer, the trees prepare to hibernate, and weseek our own sense of rest.God of the Heavens and the Earth, teach us to see, hear, and tastethe inherent wisdom woven throughout creation.Open our eyes to recognize that wisdom is not found in the endlesspursuit […]
What does wisdom mean to you? Gena St. David glimpses the wisdom of nature as shared through life, trees, and rain. We are invited to consider how we might find spiritual wisdom in the cycle of connection, disconnection, and reconnection embodied in nature and the life of Jesus. [Proverbs 3:13-20] Reflection What wisdom have you learned by observing patterns in […]
Liturgy God of the mourning, meek and merciful,the poor and the persecuted Teach us to savorhow the simplicity of our siblingsbrings out the God-flavorsof our earthy lives God of the reviled and those ravenous for justice,the pure of heart and the peacemakers Teach us to glimpsehow the generosity of these good troublemakersbrings out the holy huesof God’s color wheel in […]
How are we invited to live out the identity that Christ offers us? Weylin Lee invites us to embody Jesus’ images of salt and light as we collaborate in God’s work, reveal injustice, and see scripture as wisdom rather than a rulebook. [Matthew 5:13-18] Reflection How can we participate and collaborate in God´s work around us? Where are the injustices […]
As we begin a new year, Christopher Mack reflects on how wisdom and word are embodied with us through Christ and how that opens us up to grace [John 1:10-18]. Reflection How are you feeling at the start of this new year? How does the image of God moving into our messy and complex lives open us up to grace?
Naomi Jackson reflects on the life of Solomon and why God gave him what he asked for and what he didn’t ask for and how that impacts our understanding of wisdom [1 Kings 3:6-14]. Reflection What do we learn about the character of God from their response to Solomon? How does wisdom frame the relationship between humans and God? How […]
Jason Minnix invites us to lean into an area of our life that needs direction and how God invites us to walk in wisdom [I Kings 3:5-15]. Reflection Where do I need to ask for support in order to fulfill my calling now? What is something simple I can prepare a meal for this week? Resources Film: Don’t Worry, He […]