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Day 16. Rachel’s Story.

This is part three of a series written by Kathleen Heppell about the Christmas story, told this time from the perspective of the Inn Keeper’s wife, Rachel. The narrative includes Rachel’s experience with the birth of Christ, her personal journey of faith, and the suffering and joy she experiences.

Day 13. A Celtic Christmas.

“A Celtic Christmas” by Tom Cashman tells imagined stories from early Celtic Christian communities during the 5th-11th centuries. The book aims to reclaim and highlight the unique worldview and values of the Celtic Church.

Day 2. A Season of Waiting.

Lorina Meade reflects on the importance of living in the present moment, particularly during Advent. She compares it to the Biblical manna, the daily sustenance provided by God, emphasizing the need to trust in God’s daily provisions while also anticipating the future. Meade encourages enjoying Christmas traditions and preparations as they happen, rather than rushing towards the main day, thereby capturing the essence of ‘nowness’.

Memorial Day.

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

Haiku.

Selah Companion Wendy Bryant offers a haiku and a painting in this post.

Lent Day 38. Can’t Sit Still.

A Selah Companions offers this poem about Jesus’ washing his disciples’ feet at the Last Supper on Maundy Thursday, Lent Day 38.

Lent Day 37. Mary’s Story.

In this final week of Lent, Selah Companion Kathleen Heppell tells The Greatest Story through the eyes of Mary in “Mary’s Story.” This is Day 37 of Lent.

In Memoriam.

In Memoriam. We remember Steve McPhail, who passed last week. And, a poem entitled “For Collective Grief.”–Debora Buerk, Editor

Lent Day 24. After Weeks of Snow, Ice, and Rain.

Inspired by Numbers 6:24-26, Sherry Roscoe offers this poem, “After Weeks of Snow, Rain. & Ice.” This is Day 24 of Lent.

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 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.”

Dorotheos of Gaza

Wendy Bryant shares with us from the teachings of Dorotheos of Gaza, a desert father from the 6th century.