Journal

Category: Contemplative Life

Walking with Grief — A Celtic Prayer

Walking with Grief — A Celtic Prayer

Do not hurry as you walk with grief It does not help the journey Walk slowly, pausing often Do not hurry as you walk with grief Be not disturbed by memories that come unbidden Swiftly forgive and let Unspoken words, unfinished conversations be resolved in your...
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...
“Art Break: The Railway” with Jan Haugen

“Art Break: The Railway” with Jan Haugen

In this “Space for God: Beauty” devotional, art historian Jan Haugen invites us to reflect upon a particular work of art: The Railway by Edouard Manet (1873).  Through this work, Jan unfolds some of the distinctive elements of impressionist art and helps us to become...
“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...

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