Step away from …

the dock … the job … life … to RETREAT!

sailing on the sea of Galilee

Rhythm and balance require times of “being still” and stepping away from life at it is … so you can come back to life as it could be.

Have you stepped away, soaked with […]

2017-01-18T22:14:23+00:00March 11th, 2014|Lent, WEP Blog|Comments Off on Step away from …

What can I do at home over Lent?

What can I do at home to prepare for this season?
Christ on the Cross
1. Attend worship every Sunday with a sincere heart to desire God more than anything else in life.
2. Fasting – choose something to fast from – TV, a certain food or meal, or […]

2017-01-18T22:14:23+00:00March 6th, 2014|Lent, WEP Blog|Comments Off on What can I do at home over Lent?

An Ash Wednesday/Lenten Poem

I burn the palms from last year
A year gone with its dreams.
Burnt offerings to a God who tells me
Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust

The brazier is warm from the fire called down
Which consumes and I wonder what fire is really
What is it that can change hope and joy to ash?
Charity and comfort to soot and […]

2014-03-06T10:46:25+00:00March 6th, 2014|Lent, WEP Blog|Comments Off on An Ash Wednesday/Lenten Poem

What is “Ash Wednesday”?

Ashes to Go in Hampden with Good Shepherd UMCWhat is Ash Wednesday?
It is the beginning of Lent, a 40 day time of preparing and an appreciation of God’s great love and sacrifice leading up to Jesus’ crucifixion – to carry our sins and burdens when we […]

2017-01-18T22:14:23+00:00March 6th, 2014|Lent, WEP Blog|Comments Off on What is “Ash Wednesday”?