Journal

‘Til He Appeared

‘Til He Appeared

In all of history there has been one night that was completely unlike any other.  The night when Jesus, the Son of God, became flesh and lived among us. The first verse of the carol O Holy Night’s elegantly expresses what happened that night: O holy night, the stars...
“Lazarus & Longing for Resurrection”

“Lazarus & Longing for Resurrection”

In this “Space for God,” Bill Haley (Coracle Executive Director) guides us through John 11 and the story of Lazarus. Along the way, he weaves in a reflection he wrote from the perspective of Lazarus, and ultimately he offers us space to recognize and offer to God...
SOUNDINGS: “What Ever Happened to Lazarus?”

SOUNDINGS: “What Ever Happened to Lazarus?”

In the Orthodox tradition, Lazarus, whose story is chronicled in John 11, has a title:  “Lazarus, The Four-Days Dead.”  Sometimes we call him ‘the man who died twice.’  In that he did die twice, have you ever thought about where his (second) tomb might be?  I hadn’t...
“We are God’s Poetry”

“We are God’s Poetry”

In this “Space for God: BIBLE,” Kristy Wallace (Dir of Repentance Project) guides us through Ephesians 2:4-10, where the Apostle Paul refers to us as God’s workmanship/masterpiece/poiema. Kristy highlights this image and helps us create simple poems...
“Attachment and Indifference”

“Attachment and Indifference”

In this “Space for God,” Bill Haley guides us into the challenging but liberating practice of indifference.  In Ignatian spirituality, “indifference” is not a negative word, but simply means a lack of undue attachment to anything but God.  Bill walks us through a few...
“Everyday Beauty”

“Everyday Beauty”

In this “Space for God: Beauty,” Rev. Mary Gardner (Coracle Spiritual Director) invites us to consider how God speaks to us through encounters with everyday beauty. Drawing together visual art, photography, music, and Scripture, Mary guides us into a rich time of...
“Letting Wisdom Guide Us”

“Letting Wisdom Guide Us”

In this “Space for God,” Ken Wettig (Coracle Community Minister for the Shenandoah Valley) directs our attention to wisdom and its role in discernment. Drawing from Scripture, life, and George MacDonald, Ken guides us into an enriching time of reflection...
“Drawing Near to God” with Rev. Chris Lugo

“Drawing Near to God” with Rev. Chris Lugo

In this “Space for God: BIBLE,” Rev. Chris Lugo (Restoration Anglican Church) guides us through Hebrews 4 as he explores what it means for us to truly “draw near to God.” Given all the forces and voices seeking to draw us away from God, we hope this prayerful reminder...

They Called Her Moses – Find Out Why

We invite you to join us for a watch party of “Harriet” on Friday night Oct 14, and journey with us to Harriet Tubman sites in Cambridge, MD on Oct 15! Find out why below. “…I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger.” – Harriet Tubman The...
SOUNDINGS: “God’s Kingdom at (Your) Work”

SOUNDINGS: “God’s Kingdom at (Your) Work”

“There is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which Christ, who is Sovereign over all, does not cry: ‘Mine!'” – Abraham Kuyper, “Severe Sovereignty” In many workplaces identifying yourself as a “Christian” changes...
“Christ in 10,000 Faces”

“Christ in 10,000 Faces”

On this, the 100th “Space for God” reflection, Rev. Bill Haley celebrates the tremendous gift these Tuesday morning gatherings have been over the past 2 years, and then, he guides us into a time of encounter with God through the presence of other people. ...

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