Journal

Category: Contemplative Life

Abraham’s Faith (& Nonviolence)

Abraham’s Faith (& Nonviolence)

There is a way that seems right to a person, but in the end its way is death.” – Proverbs 14:12 Two only sons, each deeply loved by their father, stumble up a mountain heavy with the wood of their own sacrifice upon their shoulders. One is named Isaac, and his...
“Praying Through the Lord’s Prayer”

“Praying Through the Lord’s Prayer”

In this “Space for God” devotional, Ken Wettig (Coracle Community Minister) guides us through The Lord’s Prayer, pausing at each phrase to dive into its deeper significance and invitation.  He helps us rediscover the spiritual riches of this often...
“Reimagining Our Questions and Doubts”

“Reimagining Our Questions and Doubts”

In this “Space for God: BIBLE” devotional, Chris Lugo (Coracle Community Minister) guides us into the dynamics of doubt.  He takes a close look at Mark 6 and identifies two main types of questions people were asking about Jesus: questions of authority and questions of...
“Taking Refuge in God”

“Taking Refuge in God”

In this “Space for God” devotional, Jeff Lindeman (Sr. Dir. of Strategy & Operations) guides us through a few simple and accessible ways he takes refuge in God in his daily life.  Through reflecting on some Psalms, music, and art, Jeff invites us into...
Sabbath & Retreat Resources

Sabbath & Retreat Resources

In our modern world, where our days and attentions are constantly harried and fragmented, the Christian traditions of Sabbath and Retreat offer an invitation to a deeper, richer life with God.  Since we began over a decade ago, Coracle has sought to create spaces to...
“The Beauty of Freedom”

“The Beauty of Freedom”

In this “Space for God: Beauty” devotional, Kristy Wallace Grant (Repentance Project Director) celebrates National Freedom Day by reflecting on Paul’s powerful reflection on freedom in Galatians 5:1 through thoughtful prompts and beautiful works of...
“Let the Children Come”

“Let the Children Come”

In this “Space for God” devotional, Margot Eyring (Coracle Spiritual Direction Coordinator) guides us into a time of remembering and of being remembered.  She invites us to re-narrate our stories from childhood in light of God’s loving care.  In the process, we...
Rhythms of Life with Jesus

Rhythms of Life with Jesus

I find myself basking in a season of great richness.  My heart is swelling with gratitude for how Jesus is choosing to be with me and inviting me to be with Him in diversity of contexts and settings.  Whether I’m traveling with Jesus in the company of friends or...
A Read, Watch, Listen – Bonus Feature

A Read, Watch, Listen – Bonus Feature

You may have noticed the “Read, Watch, Listen” section at the bottom of Coracle’s weekly newsletter.  These are articles, videos, podcasts and music that we have found helpful, informative, and encouraging. I have something maybe a bit different to suggest this week....
“Introduction to Breath Prayer”

“Introduction to Breath Prayer”

In this “Space for God” devotional, Rev. Bill Haley (Coracle Exec. Dir.) guides us into the ancient practice of breath prayer.  Through this simple but profound practice, we can experience God’s indwelling, loving presence at any time in any place.  We pray you...
“Called as Partners of the Promise”

“Called as Partners of the Promise”

In this “Space for God” devotional, Ken Wettig (Coracle Community Minister) guides us into the famous story of Moses encountering God through the burning bush from Exodus 3.  He encourages us to resist the temptation to get so caught up in our...
Shine Where You (And We) Are

Shine Where You (And We) Are

Did you know that in the church year, Epiphany can be celebrated on a day, or for a whole season?  This year I’m appreciating remembering that Jesus is the light of the world, the epiphany of God, who still shines, and wants to through us.  That’s the invitation and...

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