We are rounding out “Week 1” of Cultivating Sacred Space. Where did you find your Holy Ground this week? Was it in music? in your roots? in prayer? What words have come to you mind to describe the holy? What Holy Ground have you cultivated to take with you as we continue the journey together?
Category Archives: Week 1: Holy Ground
For those of you following “Sacred Space at St. Thomas” there is an order to all of the posts I’ve been placing on this site. I often post pages here on this blog ahead of time, as I curate media and write posts to accompany them. But, we are also journeying together through weekly themes […]
One of the ways we can pray is to find a physical space that offers us Holy Ground. This is unique to every person: your holy ground may be in your garden, your bedroom, a favorite chair, a walk or run through your favorite park, a place that holds memory for you, or even on […]
This week, we have an opportunity to practice spiritual writing. The writing you do can be entirely personal, something that you tuck away where only you can see it. Or, it can be shared if you wish. Whatever you choose, know that writing as a spiritual practice is not about “getting it right” or finding […]
Write an acrostic poem using the word: HOLY What words form in your mind when you consider your Holy Ground? Post your poem in the comments section (below) either anonymously or with your name. Or, write it down and bring it to the parish hall to display in our “Sacred Space” within […]
Many of us are familiar with the “Holy Ground” story of Moses and the Burning Bush. In her reflection, Rabbi Jill Zimmerman offers us a fresh perspective on Holy Ground: Rabbi Jill Zimmerman: This Doesn’t Feel Like Holy Ground What holy ground is beneath your own feet right now, in this present moment?
This contemporary Celtic performance asks us to consider how the places we come from…our roots…may be Holy Ground. Where do you find the holy ground in your own roots?
Today’s practice is a visual reflection: Visual Reflection: Sacred Spaces across the United States This slideshow of images from the PBS American Experience production of “God in America” highlights sacred spaces both in religious and everyday experience. Which space(s) resonate with you? Is there a space you have visited that feels sacred to you? What […]