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Minute Meditations

Creator of the Stars of Night

Dec 1, 2022 Minute Meditations
One of my favorite Advent hymns gives this reflection its title. There’s something wonderful about including the cosmos in our Christmas celebrations.

Take a Break

Nov 30, 2022 Minute Meditations
Ask your body and your spirit what they need at this time. It might be rest. Then again it might be more exercise. Our needs change throughout our lives and we don’t always pay attention to that.

Patience and Trust

Nov 29, 2022 Minute Meditations
We might think of patience as trust through time. And our perception of time changes as we grow older.

Back to Level Ground

Nov 28, 2022 Minute Meditations
Isaiah, reminds us that God is merciful, that God loves us just as we are, that in spite of our weakness and sin, God is always ready to welcome us home, to bring us back to level ground.

A Gift Beyond Time

Nov 27, 2022 Minute Meditations
Advent reminds us that the One who has come into the world and is always coming into our lives in new ways is the source of our salvation.

Light the First Candle

Nov 26, 2022 Minute Meditations
Advent begins quietly, with the lighting of the first candle on the Advent wreath.

The Gift of Contentment

Nov 25, 2022 Minute Meditations
Contentment is a great gift that we don’t always appreciate. It’s not as rare as we might think.

A Day of Giving Thanks

Nov 24, 2022 Minute Meditations
Thanksgiving in America began with noble sentiments and is surrounded by traditions, rituals, and stories of hardship, sharing, and giving thanks for survival in a new land.

Light Moves within Our Darkness

Nov 23, 2022 Minute Meditations
Like most people, I would prefer to escape deep loss and to avoid hard and challenging times.