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Oneing

The words of the old hymn “I Need Thee Every Hour” keep going over and over again in my mind […]

Holy Recovery

Dr. Adam Grant, an organizational psychologist, wrote a popular essay in the NYTimes a few months back which named a […]

All Will Be Well

“All will be well, all will be well, all manner of things will be well.” –Julian of Norwich (14th cent.) […]

Love Letters to the Earth

Dear Friends, For Earth Month, April, 2021 we will be featuring “Love Letters to the Earth” during our April 25 […]

Passover and Easter

Ordinarily, we’d be in one of the busiest seasons of the year for musicians now. But since we’re not meeting […]

Finding Hope

Dear Dayspring Family, Here we are again, experiencing the season of Lent. It was during this time last year, we […]

Love Divine

John Wesley composed a prayer that is especially fitting for the New Year. If that name is unfamiliar to you, […]

Paraments

Parament or Parement: from Late Latin paramentum, adornment, parare, to prepare, equip); a term applied by ancient writers to the […]

Advent Illuminations

Advent is a drama set in four acts. The first act is set in darkness, and we are drawn back […]

Finding Comfort

In a recent sermon I shared a story John Bell relates in his new book, “Living with the Psalms.” Rev. […]

Paul’s Attitude in Prison

Two years ago, on the occasion of what would have been his 100th birthday, “The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela” was published. Mandela, the man who would become President and Healer-in-Chief of South Africa, wrote hundreds of letters — to prison officials, family and friends – during his 27 years of confinement, from Nov. 7, 1962 to Feb. 11, 1990. The New York Times characterized the volume in five words: “Hope is a powerful weapon.” Read More…

Natural Gratitude

My daughter Claire and I managed to escape the heat of the Valley (and isolation of our home) by pitching […]