Author: hannah

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

prayer, Prayer Practice
Merry Christmas! I found a beautiful prayer I'd like to share today: Our Mother, who art within us, We celebrate your many names. Your wisdom come. Your will be done, Unfolding from the depths within us. Each day you give us all that we need. You remind us of our limits and we let go. You support us in our power and we act with courage. For you are the dwelling place within us, the empowerment around us, and the celebration among us. As it was in the very beginning, may it be now. ~ Patricia Lynn Reilly
Tuesday’s Thoughts: Annoying Browsers

Tuesday’s Thoughts: Annoying Browsers

bible, Scripture
Sunday, Lana who is our regular blogger, couldn't post because of "too many redirects." So I posted on her behalf. Today, it is my turn. The internet is peeved with me! So I am now resorting to my phone to make my posting. Please forgive all the potential weird formatting issues! ... Daily Haiku and Bible Journaling prayers rise like incense customs of priestly service steadfastly observed 12-18-2018 Advent Day 17 Luke 1:1-25 Here we are! On our journey towards John and Jesus' birth! Here is the proclamation that Zechariah and Elisabeth are going to have a child and name him John. Most of us within the Christian tradition are familiar with this story. What we may not be familiar with the offering of incense. I did a scholastic study of altars in Jewish and Christian tradition ...
Tuesday’s Thoughts: It’s a Gay Wedding

Tuesday’s Thoughts: It’s a Gay Wedding

bible, Scripture
Tuesday's Haiku and journaling The twelve are gathered Considering inclusion The gate swings open [end] Ruth 3-4 Ruth has been set up with Boaz. A few things to note, in the Bible, when it talks about feet, it often means male sex organs. And in this scripture specifically, There are feet, lying down together, and shuddering, and covering. This is sex, my friends. So Ruth and Boaz have sex. Boaz and then needs to clear everything with the rest of the community. He is one of the 12 that gather at the gate to decide what to do with the Ruth and Naomi and their property. He is a redeemer. He states there is another redeemer greater than him. This is someone who is closer in relationship with Naomi them Boaz and has first rights on Naomi’s property. And yet the gathering of the 12 at