Category Archives: Uncategorized

Silence

The Silence by Wendell Berry   Though the air is full of singing my head is loud with the labor of words.   Though the season is rich with fruit, my tongue hungers for the sweet of speech.   Though the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

In the desert

By Carly Reiner Over the weekend the Grace-on-the-Hill interns retreated to a monastery in Boston to rest and reflect and learn a little bit about the contemplative lifestyle. Immediately upon arrival I was overcome with a sense of rest and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Self-denial?

By Carly Reiner Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.”  Matthew 16:24 I have been thinking a lot lately about what it means to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Lenten Poem

By, James As we begin our journey through Lent towards Easter. I thought I would do something a little bit different. So, I am going to open my heart and share a Lenten poem.   The season has come; I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Seeing Your Neighbors

Around my neighborhood many yards have a sign including this phrase in several languages:  “No matter where you’re from, we’re glad you’re our neighbor.” I’m glad. I’m also terribly sad that I myself haven’t made much of an effort to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

“Examening” our lives (short blog)

By, James N. Alexander As of late I have been attempting to incorporate the Examen into my daily life. For those who do not know the Examen is, it is a mediation on one’s day normally done just before going … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

(Belated) Thanksgiving Thoughts

Acts 20:35: In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’ ” Yes, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment