Theme for September 2020: Threshold

Open the door, open the window

Open the door, open the window

  Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me.   ~ Jesus,  from Revelation 3:20   A prayer O God, You who are always doing a new thing, we confess that … Continue reading "Open the door, open the window" ...
Crossing the threshold

Crossing the threshold

Stolpersteine – in memory of a Jewish family who used to live here   Meditation Many times today I will cross over a threshold. I hope I will catch a few of those times. I need to remember that my life is, in fact, a continuous series of thresholds: from one moment to the next, … Continue reading "Crossing the threshold" ...
On the threshold of tomorrow

On the threshold of tomorrow

Spotted on a wall near my local supermarket. What can this mean?  (Photo: Irene Bom)   I first posted this blessing by Joyce Rupp in a post entitled Looking forward looking back in the last days of 2018, on the threshold of a new year. Rereading the words today, I think they are well worth … Continue reading "On the threshold of tomorrow" ...
3 Prayers for courage

3 Prayers for courage

Space separates our bodies, but not our minds | Rotterdam Centraal  (Photo: Irene Bom)   Another post in the 3 Prayer series, to introduce our theme for September: THRESHOLD.   #1 O God, you know we are often filled with fear and foreboding. Give us courage and deepen our trust. You are a rock which … Continue reading "3 Prayers for courage" ...