Journal

The Roots of Our Gratitude

The Roots of Our Gratitude

For the Lord your God is living among you. He is a mighty savior. He will take delight in you with gladness. With his love, he will calm all your fears. He will rejoice over you with joyful songs.—Zephaniah 3:17“We must understand that God does not ‘love’ us without...
A Coracle Fellow’s Testimonial: Will Rowe

A Coracle Fellow’s Testimonial: Will Rowe

I joined the Fellows program to get clarity on my future vocation as I move into my mid-60s.  I came to faith in 1975 after personal loss, a search for meaning, and a journey that took me to some 50 different houses of worship over 50 weeks.  My life changed and my...
“For the Beauty of the Earth”

“For the Beauty of the Earth”

In this “Space for God: Beauty” devotional, Drew Masterson (Coracle Dir. of Comms & Development) draws us into an immersive encounter with the classic hymn, “For the Beauty of the Earth.”  By walking through a few different musical...
Introduction to the Prayer of Examen

Introduction to the Prayer of Examen

It is not controversial to say that we live in a distracted age.  During the time it took to settle in and start to collect my thoughts for this reflection:my phone buzzed with a friend’s text sharing a podcast he liked (I responded instinctively),a banner...
An Interview with 2021 Coracle Fellow Sarah Hoyt

An Interview with 2021 Coracle Fellow Sarah Hoyt

What initially drew you towards the Coracle Fellowship Program?A dear friend who had been a Fellow the previous year recommended I look into this program. I’m so glad I did! And I remain grateful to my friend!What is one retreat that has particularly resonated with...
A New Parent’s Bleary-Eyed Prayer

A New Parent’s Bleary-Eyed Prayer

Back on September 9th, my wife and I had the joy of welcoming the newest member of our family and the Coracle team into the world: Owen Kennedy Masterson. We were exceedingly blessed by a safe delivery, and our first month with our son has been marked with awe,...
Prayer & The Imagination

Prayer & The Imagination

In this Soundings Seminar, Rev. Bill Haley (Coracle Executive Director) talks with Amy Boucher Pye (Author and Spiritual Director) about her new book 7 Ways to Pray: Time-Tested Practices for Encountering God.  Through their conversation, they offer us ways to...

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