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Lenten Blog Day 17 The Examen

Lenten Blog Day 17 – Examen Yesterday Jeff Nelson preached on the prayer practice of the Examen .developed by St. Ignatius of Loyola in the late 1400s. Examen is a important prayer practice and Jeff’s sermon was powerful.  If you get…

Lenten Blog Day 16 -Day by Day (one more day)

Lenten Blog Day 16 Day by Day (one more day) I’m staying with our song from yesterday and using it to cover what author Maxie Dunnam calls “letting interruptions call us to prayer.”   “We must be intentional about seeking consciously…

Lenten Blog Day 15-Day by day by day

Lenten Blog Day 15 – Day by Day by Day As I read the Maxie Dunnam book on Living Prayer one more time, I can’t help but laugh.  The edition that I have kept through the years was published in 1974 and in chapter 5 he talks about a popular…

Lenten Blog Day 14

Lenten Blog Day 14 – still on our shoulders… As I went to post today’s blog the words below came up as a Facebook memory from last year’s blog. I always need to be reminded not to take myself so seriously and these words about Joy…

Lenten Blog Day 13- Thy Will Be Done

Lenten blog Day 13 –Thy Will Be Done I preached the Saturday afternoon service on The Lord’s Prayer.  I have only been preaching for a couple of months and I’m still at that stage (that I understand is common) where it’s hard for…

Lenten Blog Day 12-It's not just about us

Lenten Blog Day 12- It not just about us My original idea with the blog was to spend two weeks on all things “inward”, going inside ourselves to find peace.  The second two weeks would be devoted to “upward” and I hope to spend some…