All emotions are welcome in prayer

Really, all emotions are welcome in prayer. Sometimes in the world of spiritual growing, we get the sense that it is not okay to have whatever feelings we have. Anger, impatience, jealousy, frustration, fear, boredom, compassion, consolation, passion, and delight (as...

Crucified between worry and regret

This week I’ve been thinking about getting stretched out, crucified, between worry and regret. The Psalms point to a posture of prayer as a helpful antidote to feeling crucified between worry and regret. A long time ago, in my small town Grade 8 Science class, Mr....

What is a Listening Practice or Lectio Divina?

Perhaps you’ve connected to one of our videos or podcasts where we welcome you to join us in a Faith at Home Listening Practice. If you haven’t yet, you could listen to Faith at Home on your favorite podcast player or you could browse here. There are lots of episodes...

Sacred Imagination helps us discern good choices

At Regina Beach We went to the beach today. With the foresight to wear my swimming suit under my dress, I had the option to swim if that seemed pleasant. The water was cold. The shoreline was rocky until the point were it became muddy. The water smelled like a...

Faith like a dill seed?

Faith, the size of a dill seed. What might it mean to have faith the size of a dill seed? “Plant a little dill one year, let it go to seed, and you will have dill in your garden year after year,” my step mom said as we worked in the garden when I was a kid. I know the...