Author Archives: sarahrflick

Living Compass in Chicago

This past week I had a wonderful opportunity to spend a few days at the Nicholas Center at St. James Cathedral in Chicago and participate in training for congregational wellness advocacy via a program known as Living Compass. This program … Continue reading

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These changes are not always announced by words.  But rather by  A twisting and turning deep in our solar plexus,  A budding awareness in our secure knowing,  A flash of lightning in our soul that resides we know not where.  … Continue reading

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The Loveliest Night

Two nights ago, we celebrated Christmas Eve.  I think this may be the loveliest night of the year.  The lovely carols, the lovely poinsettias, the lovely candlelight. When the church lights are slowly dimmed and the flame passes from person … Continue reading

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Waiting for Peace

This year I had the opportunity to travel to the Holy Land with my family and friends from our church.  I knew I would enjoy the trip.  I had no idea how much my spirit would be touched.  I am … Continue reading

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Sometime one thing becomes another thing and yet stays the same, Like lovers who marry yet name themselves whole. The waters can lift us over and over, As a mother lifts her tired child again and again. A camera stops … Continue reading

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What I want to say to the world is this. For God’s sake, look for the light. Ancient light that travels years to find us. For heaven’s sake, pray for peace. A mind so quiet that peace seems possible. May … Continue reading

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Porch Swing

Most Holy One, You are always inviting always welcoming always calling. Like the creaking wooden swing on my grandmother’s screened porch always waiting always moving in space. Filling my imagination with boxes of old books and magazines written before I … Continue reading

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