Resurrection Sunrise

Each year since we moved to the lake I have walked down to the water very early to watch the sunrise on Easter.  This is a deeply spiritual experience for me as I breathe and feel the presence of God around, in, through me and expressing as me.  I feel the breeze on my skinContinue reading “Resurrection Sunrise”

Hymn of Promise for Resurrection Sunday

I believe the Hymn of Promise is one of the most beautiful, simple, yet theologically correct hymns of our time.  Written by Natalie Sleeth as a choir anthem, a hymn version is included in the United Methodist Hymnal.  Although not normally thought of as an Easter hymn I couldn’t think of anything more appropriate. The LordContinue reading “Hymn of Promise for Resurrection Sunday”

The Month of Hope

This year three of the great holidays celebrating hope all fall within the month of March.  First on the 20th we have the Vernal Equinox, that gentle reminder from our mother, the earth, that life goes on, rebirth and second chances are all still possible. Then on the 26th we celebrate the beginning of Passover. Continue reading “The Month of Hope”