Create Love, Not War – Day Twenty-Six

The history of humankind as resident on this earth depicts lands riddled with the puncture wounds of markers moved and the battles fought to place them. In 1967 alone, there were 67 conflicts underway. In Saigon the Second battle of Bàu Bàng went down in March, the ongoing Vietnam War advanced, Che Guevara’s Ñancahuazú Guerrilla,… Continue reading Create Love, Not War – Day Twenty-Six

Flowers That Work – Day Fifteen

Happy May Day! When I was in primary school, we would pick a basketful of flowers, leave a bundle on a neighbor’s porch, ring the bell and run away. It was terribly exciting and I just thought it was such a lovely idea to leave flowers to brighten someone’s day – and not need to take… Continue reading Flowers That Work – Day Fifteen

Expressions of Peace – Day Thirteen

A Philadelphia high school student who went by the moniker, Cornbread, started tagging city walls in 1967 to get the attention of a girl. Since then, an eruption of artwork onto city walls and trains has evolved into an art form accepted by some of the most prestigious galleries. This 40-day spiritual practice is exposing… Continue reading Expressions of Peace – Day Thirteen

Multiple Dimensions to Healing Earth – Day Six

Peace activist, John McConnell, believed humans have an obligation to take care of the earth, and to share its resources equally, based on such passages as Psalm 115:16. Two years before I was born, in June 1965, McConnell spoke at the National Education Association Convention in Madison Square Garden where the public came together for a “Minute for… Continue reading Multiple Dimensions to Healing Earth – Day Six

Endure, Stand, at the Pace of Grace – Day Three

On this day, fifty years ago, Katherine Switzer began the #BostonMarathon. The problem was, women were not allowed to participate. Two miles into the contest, the race director, Jack Semple, fully angered at the realization that a woman had somehow slipped in attempted to physically force her out. Tom Miller, her boyfriend at the time,… Continue reading Endure, Stand, at the Pace of Grace – Day Three

Lenten Prayer Practice – Holy Saturday

Because God’s love has been poured into our hearts . . . Rm5:5 How might I minister #hope to someone this Holy Saturday? Holy Trinity, center me now that I may notice Your creative intention, nest in the broad, safe space of Your presence, and intentionally nurture another with the same. What word or phrase… Continue reading Lenten Prayer Practice – Holy Saturday