Here & Now

An Invitation to Pause, Encounter & Grow

Advent Day 5

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Advent Day 5. Today Edie Finnell shares how a Pearl Buck story from her childhood inspired her to rethink her gift-giving attitude. A good lesson for us all. Thank you Edie.

Advent Day 4

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Advent Day 4 - You're in for a treat for the eyes as Selah Community member, and artist Lynne Benson reflects on why she "gifts" her friends yearly with specially created Christmas cards. You'll want to be on her "nice" list.

Advent Day 3

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Advent Day 3. "Christmas came early this year. An unexpected card this week with contact information," writes Evelyn Gerardo Challis for today's Advent reflection.

Advent Day 2

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On this second day of Advent, Mary Pandiani offers a blessing in the chaos of the hustle and bustle of preparing for Christmas. Mary suggests a different way. A more contemplative way.

Advent Begins Today

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Advent begins today. What is a Lectionary? In this post, Here. & Now Editor Debora Buerk explains its history and how it will be used by the Here & Now Advent & Christmas blog.

Not Only for Christmas

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Today enjoy John Greenleaf Whittier's Christmas poem on happiness.

A Sweet Treat for You

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Join us beginning November 25 as Here & Now celebrates Advent and Christmas with a special series of reflections curated with you in mind. Like the Advent Calendar you enjoyed as a child, you’ll find a sweet contemplation to savor each day you open the Here & Now blog. I can smell the Christmas tree already.

Thanksgiving

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Today, Here & Now launches a special series for Advent & Christmas featuring a new post daily. Today, Selah Companion Sandy Shipman reflects on the Fullness of Joy this Thanksgiving.

The Invitation

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Stepping out of my house, Turning, locking the door, Already…
Jeremy Yap

A Shift

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Tonight I pray for you. This ongoing--going-on kind of talking…
Andrew Larsen Photography

Where Do I See God?

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God is the generosity of wildflowerFields dotted with blooms Of…

Visio Divina in the Southwest

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A photo essay by Beth Griffith By…

Upcoming Events at Selah Center

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Going Deeper Two-part WorkshopSeptember 24, 2022: Session…

Happy Anniversary Selah!

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August 20, 2007-2022 A Message from John Kiemele, Founder…

Good Morning

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On the Pulse of the Morning (Excerpt) …Lift up your…

Here & Now blog

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We're taking a brief Sabbath. We look forward to seeing you…

Sabbath Rest

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Here & Now is taking a sabbath rest. We'll resume publishing…

Sabbath

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Here & Now is taking a sabbath for the rest of August. By…

Delightful

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By Sherly Dorneypart of the Selah Community Delight in…

On Meditation

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By Jeffrey B.part of the Selah Community On Jan 22,2022 early…