“Winnie the Pooh” is one of my favorite characters. I like to take “Pooh” with me whenever I travel, just in case I get lost. (The italicized text below is taken from The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh & the Tao of Pooh) Pooh, Piglet and Rabbit got lost. They were trying to figure… Continue reading Which Direction Will You Take? Part 2
(Rev Patty's Veggie Garden) “The blessing of God be upon you! We bless you in the Name of YHWH!” (Ps. 129) I have a fellow woman priest, friend who ministers in a local assisted living facility. When you step inside the room, the sacred space is transformed into a chapel. There is a sense of… Continue reading God’s Bountiful Blessings
Enjoy this great story taken from Positive Christianity and Be Blessed! "God, our God, blesses us." (Ps. 67) Some years ago on a hot summer day in south Florida a little boy decided to go for a swim in the old swimming hole behind his house. In a hurry to dive into the cool water,… Continue reading GOD HOLDS ON TO YOU
“I am telling you child that I am always around you. When you have doubt, give it to me.” (Awakening the Inner Ticker of Life) There are times in life that we question our direction or purpose and doubt can creep in. These are the times that we pray and act as if; believing that… Continue reading I Trust in You!
“Some days, we put one foot in front of the other to find our way.” Does it seem that you are unable to overcome a difficulty or that you keep meeting the same insanity over and over again, only in a different form? It's like a big wave that comes rolling in and one… Continue reading Every Step with God
“I'd stay in the garden with him.” (C. Austin) We are back where we started in the garden. The plants are in full bloom. We are greeted by the aroma of the citrus bloom and we notice a familiar face among the plants: “In June of 2010, during prayer and meditation, I had a vision… Continue reading Easter Blessings
“ Here is my servant, whom I strengthen--- the one I have chosen, with whom I am pleased.” (Is. 42) Yesterday I had the privilege to say a few words about a ministry friend who passed away, suddenly, last week. My friend, John was a stand up guy with integrity. He freely shared what he… Continue reading Here I Am Lord
“Carry gentle peace. Be just and fear not.” (Shakespeare) Jesus said discord and antagonism must cease in order for God's peace to flow. He did not step into the ring to stop and argue. His message was simple, “Agree with thine adversary quickly” lest you get swallowed up in a world of resentment. It is… Continue reading Week 5 Peace
“The flowers appear on the earth, the time of singing has come, and the voice of the turtle-dove is heard in our land.” (Song of Solomon 2:12) Spring is almost here, just days away with new beginnings blooming all around us. “Nature is the embodied Spirit of My Thoughts of beauty for this world. Treat… Continue reading Week 4 Joy
“Jesus took with him Peter, James, and John, and led them up a high mountain, where they were alone. As they looked on, a change came over Jesus. His clothes became shining white--whiter than anyone in the world could wash them." (Mk. 9:2-3) During our Lenten walk there will be highs and lows. The one… Continue reading Transfiguration
L=Let's E=Embrace N=New T=Tools Welcome to our first segment of this Sacred Wheel of Life known as Lent. I am the Breath of Light and the Bread of Life! Come now and seek me. Let me show you the way. I hold out my hand to you; grasp it. We have a long journey ahead… Continue reading I Am the Breath of Light
Do I wait, do I wonder, do I ponder? Are you going to answer the door? Next week a very special journey will begin, Lent. L=Let's E=Embrace N=New T=Tools Each week during Lent, I will introduce a new tool. Here is a special prayer of preparation: Standing in the precious presence, we send our prayers… Continue reading I Stand at the Door and Knock!