Ten Pounds.

Sandy Shipman shares her frustration and her triumph as she returns to the fitness center after a bout with Chron’s Disease.

Everything I know about writing…

“Everything I know about writing, I learned from my Grandmother,” writes Julie Lary. Read more of Julie’s essay. And, by the way, she attends The Mindful Writing Workshop.

Juneteenth.

In honor the Juneteenth holiday, read a little about an escaped slave turned abolitionist and Women’s Rights Activist Sojourner Truth.

Memorial Day.

Cindy Waple shares this poem composed during the Selah Life Flow Retreat in Sedona, Arizona.

Lent Day 36. Thank You for Being a Friend.

Today Sammi McCubbins shares her reflections on the importance of friends and what Jesus says about friendship. This is Lent Day 36.

Lent Day 35. Longing to Be Connected.

Today marks the final week of Lent leading up to Advent. Mary Pandiani provides an overview of the events of the “Passion” week and what it means in God’s story and yours. This is day 35 of Lent.

Lent Day 11. Who Is This Jesus?

As we begin the third week of Lent, Selah Center’s Executive Director Mary Pandiani wonders “Who Is This ‘Jesus?'” Lent Day 11.

Lent Day 8. Life is Trigonometry. Ugh.

Lent Day 8. Today Selah Companion Sandy Shipman shares a memoir about high school math class–trigonometry– and reflects on it throughout her life.

Lent Day 7. Lent (Noun).

Lent Day 7. Today Here & Now editor, Debora Ragland Buerk shares and essay on the history of Lent and what Lent means to her.

Lent Day 6. The Jesus Story.

Lent Day 6. Selah Center’s Executive Director Mary Pandiani shares the purpose of her Lenten contemplative journey.

Lent Day 5. For What Do I Wait?

Lent Day 5. Selah Companion Lynne Benson wonders “For What Do I Wait?” during Lent. Lynne shares a piece of her artwork.

Lent Day 3. Dorotheos Inspired Haiku.

Lent Day 3. As a follow up from Monday, Wendy Bryant offers a haiku inspired by the teachings of Dorotheos of Gaza. Entitled “Wholeness.”