The story of Jesus meeting the woman of Samaria at the well is unquestionably my favorite Gospel story; in my faith community, it is the reading for this Third Sunday in Lent. Here is a link, if you’d like to take a read: John 4:5-22 For me, this story is rich with all those aspects […]
Category Archives: Week 3: Living Water
“When the poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue is parched with thirst, I the Lord will answer them, I the God of Israel will not forsake them. I will open rivers on the bare heights, and fountains in the midst of the valleys; I will make the wilderness a pool of […]
What are the words that come to you when you think about water: the living, holy water that we have been focusing on this week? Post your acrostic poem below if you’re participating virtually, or bring it to our “Cultivating Sacred Space” corner of the parish hall
Passing a [water] law won’t guarantee that the community has a functioning water system but it will be an important step toward establishing the right of citizens to clean water and the obligation on the state to preserve and protect water resources. Water is something we can so easily take for granted. We can turn […]
The image here shows an ancient scene of people catching their tears in a jar. There is an ancient story that tears were a precious substance for healing, and a gift of out-poured emotion from the giver to the recipient. So often, we hide from our tears. But, tears can also be thought of as […]
Baptismal Fonts: Ancient and Contemporary The water of baptism is often thought of as holy, living water. This is a visual tour of ancient and modern baptismal fonts. Which ones speak to your spirit, and in what ways?