Prayer to Establish Peace

Prayer to Establish Peace

On this Epiphany, the day when the presence of wisdom honors the presence of peace, we hold to the Truth that the divine essence of all God is resides with us and within us. We vow, in the spirit of justice and goodwill embodied by the spiritual sages of all faiths,...
A Fulfilling Life

A Fulfilling Life

“A longing [heart’s desire] fulfilled is a tree of life.” — from Proverbs 13:12 Notes for Contemplation as You Use this Devotional: Longings or heart’s desires are God’s (Spirit’s) call within us to more fully express Itself through us, as us.Many...
Prayer for a New Year

Prayer for a New Year

As we step into this New Year, we are ready to hand the old year over, to hand over the pain, hand over the hardship, hand over the struggles. As we step into this New Year, we are ready to embrace a new kind of life, letting the old life go, blessing it for what it...
A Magnified Soul

A Magnified Soul

“My soul magnifies the Lord, And my spirit rejoices in God my Savior.” — from Luke 1:46-47 Notes for Contemplation as You Use this Devotional: To magnify something means to enlarge or expand it, especially so we can appreciate all its distinct angles and...
Let Your Heart Be Light

Let Your Heart Be Light

As we reach the end of 2020, another winter, and the holiday season, some of us feel that we have little to celebrate.  Certainly, a pandemic, fires, floods, storms, and conflicts have made this year one of the bleakest and darkest in recent memory. Yet, if...