This is a ongoing compilation of works and things I’ve done over the last several years of my ministry and life. Some are more serious and theological, some are more devotional, some are simply my own attempt to put my faith into a visual form.
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Whatever you do, don’t bother Jason. He’s busy watching TV.
Peace and blessings
Nada Te Turba (Let Nothing Disturb You) – A setting of the prayer by St. Teresa of Avila.
Song: Planting Trees – Andrew Peterson’s song of living to invest in others.
A Blessing for Work – Text by John O’Donohue, using the piece Benedictus by Karl Jenkins from The Armed Man (A Mass for Peace).
Christmas Eve Blessing – A Christmas Prayer by Hilda Wilde and an arrangement of Silent Night by David Arkenstone.
Memorial Service Opening – Designed to begin a public memorial service, use of stock photos and my own photography and poetry.
He Is Risen (an Easter story) – Join the women at the empty tomb of Christ. My text, music by Yiruma.
Meet-Up at the Beach – A photo essay trying to capture one of those “thin places” during a walk on the beach; my poetry and the music of Jennifer Knapp (Peace) and music by an unknown artist titled Lotus Flower.
Love Lives again – A photo essay inspired by the hymn Now the Green Blade Riseth.
PRESENTATIONS & PUBLICATIONS
There’s a Woman in the Pulpit edited by Martha Spong. Authored a chapter titled Life Disrupted: A night in the trauma room
Contributor on RevGalBlogPals blog: The Pastoral is Political (Op-ed column on current issues in relationship to faith and the church); Friday Prayer.
Contributor on Christian Feminism Today blog: Viewpoint (columns on issues in contemporary culture and Christianity), Book and music reviews.
Blue Christmas (Service for grief/loss during the Holidays). The link includes instructions on how to make a 3-circuit labyrinth with Christmas lights.
I have compiled several devotional guides for churches where I’ve worked. Here is a sample of one created for Redland Baptist Church in 2005: The Chronicles of Christmas:
Hmmmmm…. Still looking for the files for a sample Lenten guide. I’ll get back to you.