Brother Mickey McGrath
Feb 12, 2021

THE MAGNIFICAT IN MODERN TIMES Art and Stories with Bro. Mickey McGrath Lutheran theologian, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who was executed by the Nazis, said the Magnificat was the most passionate, wildest, most revolutionary hymn ever sung.  As we begin to think about and plan for Lent, we will take a fresh look at the Visitation of Mary and Elizabeth through our twenty-first century perspective. We belong to a Church and a world in great need of reform and ... Continue reading...

purpose in life, commit to purpose
Jan 2, 2021

For what and for whom is your life dedicated? Have you ever stated an ideal toward your life’s direction and set this as your North Star? Seeking one’s purpose and personal mission is a healing and empowering creative exercise, carrying with it the potential to transform and focus your life’s energies toward more transcendent and effective goals. This retreat day will explore the potential residing within each of us to discern and distill our soul’s ... Continue reading...

palms up, God, blog
Sep 18, 2020

Today's post is by a familiar face at our Center, Sales Manager Rainey Taylor. She offers a wonderful analogy that can be applied as we continue to face this time of uncertainty. Let's set aside a quiet moment to read her thoughts. Palms Up Way of Life by Rainey Taylor “The final forming of a person’s character lies in their hands.” – Anne Frank “So I will bless You as long as I live; I will lift up my hands ... Continue reading...

weekly blog
Jun 10, 2020

Today's post is another inspiring, spiritual reflection from Fr. Michael Schleupner. Let's take a quiet moment to contemplate God within us. Solemnity of the Holy Trinity  The Book of Genesis says that we are made “in God’s image and likeness.” Today, we honor God as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. So, because we are made “in God’s image and likeness,” there must be signs or traces in us of God as Father, as Son, and as Holy Spirit. For starters, let’s ... Continue reading...

wisdom, folly, egyptian maat
Apr 4, 2020

Fr. Robert Albright has presented retreats at our Center for many years and is a great friend of our community. He offers this reflection, based on an Egyptian Maat. Here is a definition of 'maat' according to Britannica.com: "In its abstract sense, maat was the divine order established at creation and reaffirmed at the accession of each new king of Egypt. In [this] setting maat ‘order’ in place of isfet ‘disorder,’..." Let's contemplate this maat ... Continue reading...