Invitation to Join 2018 Lenten Challenge

Invitation to Join 2018 Lenten Challenge The Challenge: Make a prayer list of 100 things you love. When: February 14 – Ash Wednesday through April 1 – Easter When my daughters tell me about things they love, I listen. When we tell God about things we love, God listens. Benefits of taking on this challenge:…

An Invitation to Celebrate Lent

Celebrating Lent Lent is the season between Ash Wednesday March 1st and Easter April 16th. Christians have historically used this season to take on special practices to connect with God and grow in their faith. This year I am celebrating Lent with 7 one week Sculpting projects. I invite you to join me. Here is…

Epiphany to Easter Sculpting Project 6: Prayer Flash: Week 2

Epiphany to Easter Sculpting Project 6: Prayer Flash: Week 2 I’ve been flashing short prayers on and off all week. On my walks, doing chores, sitting in church. I notice that it has given me a positive outward focus. This is exactly one of the benefits that psychology studies predict for an activity like flash…

Epiphany to Easter Sculpting Project 6: Prayer Flash Week 1

Epiphany to Easter Sculpting Project 6: Prayer Flash: Week 1 The silence in our little canyon is palatable. I take a deep intentional breath. A Sunday afternoon walk. The stream bed gravel crunches under my feet. Another deep slow breath. I see the first tiny purple flower of spring. I smile. This little sighting will…

Epiphany to Easter Sculpting Project 5: Body Changes Mind Week 2

Epiphany to Easter Sculpting Project 5: Body Changes Mind Week 2 (Only) You are rich. Your pocket is crammed with 1000 dollar bills. When you walk in the room you hand out a 1000 dollars to everyone you greet. Receiving 1 full smile creates the same amount of brain stimulation as receiving well over $1000….