Raspberries are not an accident of nature but a benediction from the gracious hand of God to be received with joy and gratitude. Raspberries remind us that there is more to life than survival of the fittest. Life is not a contest to be survived but a joy to be celebrated. Continue reading Raspberry Benediction
What happens when a pastor offers a benediction. According to Numbers 6 to bless someone is to “put the name of God” upon them.
There is something beautiful and intimate in this image. When a benediction is spoken it is as though God bends down and tenderly kisses us on the forehead. Continue reading Giving a Blessing
1. Invitation A butterfly, black on orange.Monarch of her realm,yet servant of her Lord,Greets me at day’s beginning. Winged messenger(an … Continue reading Prayers from the Back Yard