The first thing I want you to do is pray. Pray every way you know for everyone you know. —I Timothy 2: 8 Just when you think things could not get worse, they did. Following months of a worsening pandemic, protests demanding the end of systemic racism, one climate catastrophe [...]
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By Ginny Schaeffer Though the cherry trees don’t blossom and the strawberries don’t ripen, Though the apples are worm-eaten and the wheat fields stunted, Though the sheep pens are sheepless and the cattle barns empty, I am singing joyful praises to God. I am rejoicing in the God of my [...]
By Ginny Schaeffer The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light. For those who lived in a land of deep shadows – light! sunbursts of light! —Isaiah 9:2 Well, here we are, the darkest day of the year when those of us who live in the northern [...]
By Ginny Schaeffer …give thanks in all circumstances… -I Thessalonians 5: 18 It was a frequent exchange between my mother and her four girls. Whenever someone offered one of us the slightest compliment or the smallest of gifts it would go something like this: Mother: Whadda say? Child: with head [...]
The Angela Merici Center for Spirituality is offering a monthly guided meditation via its Facebook page: www.facebook.com/amcspirituality, or on its website, www.amcspirituality.org, on the Programs page. This is the first offering of a new series, Opportunities for Contemplative Prayer, that will be posted on the fourth Monday of the month. It is our [...]
Keep alert, stand firm in your faith, be courageous, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love. -I Corinthians 16:13 There are certain scripture passages that make me squirm. You probably know the ones: Love your enemy Pray for those who persecute you Turn the other cheek [...]
Allow yourself to #pause and #reflect during this guided meditation offered by the AMC for spirituality during the month of October. https://youtu.be/3bJ1RL0fcFU
Let’s start at the very beginning. It’s a very good place to start. —The Sound of Music In the beginning God… —Genesis 1:1 Before I moved into the ministry of spirituality full time, I worked in the field of mental health as [...]
Are you sick and tired, worn out from carrying heavy burdens? Come to me and I will give you rest. -Jesus (Matthew 11: 28) By Ginny Schaeffer, Director of the Angela Merici Center for Spirituality “Girls! I am sick and tired…” were five words my sisters and I dreaded hearing [...]