Tag: Rumi

contemplative worship: pray your prayer

Elements from today’s Sanctuary service at Skyland UMC: Opening Meditation: My Lord God, I have no idea where I am going. I do not see the road ahead of me. I cannot know for certain where it will end. nor do I really know… Continue Reading “contemplative worship: pray your prayer”

Spring poetry and prayer

Lord, the air smells good today, straight from the mysteries within the garden of God. The trees in their prayer, the birds in praise, the first blue violets, kneeling. ~Rumi   May all I say and all I think be in harmony with thee,… Continue Reading “Spring poetry and prayer”

quotes: meditating on love

Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.  ~Martin Luther King, Jr. Believe in a love that is being stored up for you like an inheritance, and have faith that in this… Continue Reading “quotes: meditating on love”

joy!

Peace is joy at rest, and joy is peace on its feet.  ~Anne Lamott When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.  ~Rumi You are goodness and mercy and compassion and understanding. You are peace and… Continue Reading “joy!”

quotes: meditating on joy

Peace is joy at rest, and joy is peace on its feet.  ~Anne Lamott When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.  ~Rumi You are goodness and mercy and compassion and understanding. You are peace and… Continue Reading “quotes: meditating on joy”

quotes: meditating on love

Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.  ~Martin Luther King, Jr. Believe in a love that is being stored up for you like an inheritance, and have faith that in this… Continue Reading “quotes: meditating on love”