Tomorrow is Pentecost Sunday which commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles. This week on the blog, Julie Nelson gives us 5 ways to invite the Holy Spirit into our own lives.
“By flipping our mind and heart switches, we can embrace opportunities to squander time together.” For some of us, wasting time with loved ones is a lost art. On the blog today, Nannet Horton shares 7 simple ways to squander time.
This week on the blog, Nannet Horton reflects on what it really means when we make an of spiritual communion.
May is Mental Health Awareness month which is timely in our current situation of facing the unknown daily. Today, Cindy Clefisch reflects on her own journey with depression and anxiety and a reminder of what God promises.
“You see, God’s love for us, his plan for our lives, his transforming death into life… THAT is good news. Each of us has an Easter story. In some way, each of us has seen God transform the dark in our lives to light, the death into life.” On this Holy Saturday, Stacy Halbach shares her own Easter story.
Our Family Soup Suppers series ends this week with a Curried Lentil soup recipe and reflections questions for Good Friday.
“No doubt there will be great comfort and grace in uniting with the universal Church by watching the Triduum liturgies streamed or televised. But, in the spirit of the truths of our faith mentioned above, consider planning some rituals of your own this Holy Week, rooted in the liturgies.” In this special blog post, The Well’s Kristi Quinlan provides families with activities to bring the beauty of the Triduum and Easter Sunday into our homes.
“We are called to be salt and light, blessed salt for others and light in a dark and weary world. We cannot be either of these effectively if we, ourselves, are stuck in a place of fear, too afraid to lend a hand to our neighbor or love one another.” In her latest blog post at The Well, Bonnie Shaw shares why trust in God will conquer fear in times such as these.
“Relational prayer is an invitation to intimacy with God. There is a deep desire to be known as a person and an earnest thirst for God Himself. For Christians, intimacy with God is possible.” Nanett Horton shares this testimony on how relational prayer deepened her intimacy with God during the Well’s first virtual Hour of Power.
This Sunday is Palm Sunday. Our week 5 issue of our Lenten Family Soup Suppers series includes a creamy potato and leek soup recipe and reflection on how Jesus faced each situation he faced. Do we face challenges head-on, knowing Jesus is at our side?