Tag Archives: Jesus Christ

a prayer for Good Friday

Here’s a short prayer for Good Friday … & the rest of the year, too! Soul of Christ, sanctify me Body of Christ, save me Blood of Christ, inebriate me Water from the side of Christ, wash me Passion of … Continue reading

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…foot washing… heart washing

It’s Holy Thursday.  If you would like to read a more in depth reflection on what it means to wash the feet of one another (as Jesus challenged us to), please click here to read one i posted previously:   … Continue reading

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the path of prayer….

Here are three quotes on this Holy Week Wednesday for our minds and hearts to contemplate… “The path to prayer… is now a glorious path through the meadows, now a peaceful country road with no obstacles where we can abandon … Continue reading

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… fumes and perfume(s)…

In the Scriptures for this Holy Week Monday we encounter Martha and Mary as Jesus dines with them again in Bethany.  Since this visit comes after Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead, we can imagine Martha worked long & hard … Continue reading

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…passionate poetry…

We begin Passion Sunday waving palms of adoration and end with Jesus Christ on the Cross – the ultimate sacrifice.  G.K. Chesterton once wrote, “the Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and … Continue reading

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spring is (almost) here…

The sun eventually came out today, a reminder that spring is (almost) here – ’twas still a tad chilly to loll about outside!  I know, i know – we’re a bit past the official start date, but our wacky winter … Continue reading

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Light, kindly Light… lead us on

Here are words from an old beloved hymn for our minds and hearts to take comfort in today, written by deeply spiritual Anglican-Catholic priest, John H. Newman (1801-1890.) Lead, kindly Light, amid the encircling gloom, lead Thou me on! The … Continue reading

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…managing mud puddles (in Lent)….

Muddling our way through Lent, we’re almost half way done. Easter is just 3 & 1/2 weeks away(!) …but yesterday (another dreary rainy day) i got stuck in a mud puddle funk. It happens. Mud happens (especially when it rains.) … Continue reading

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…trees in transition…

It’s no small feat for trees to remain green during drought.  That reality jumped me this morning while contemplating one of today’s Scripture readings: “Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, whose hope is the LORD. He is … Continue reading

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quickie quote: starry nights!!

Since the last few posts covered lighting candles & dazzling Light, i read this quote today & found it relevant for our Lenten journeys… “I’ve seen too many stars to let the darkness overwhelm me.”  Sr. Macrina Wiederkehr We’ve all … Continue reading

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