March 19

Juliane Poirier Lent 2019

Stop. Take a deep breath. Clear your mind of your troubles and just listen. Think about God, his love for us and how we are …

March 18

Juliane Poirier Lent 2019

As I was contemplating the Scripture assigned me, I thought back on a recent sermon by Pastor Mary Lee, where she referenced Anne Lamott’s book Help Thanks Wow: Three Essential …

March 17

Juliane Poirier Lent 2019

1 Kings 19:11-12 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) He said, “Go out and stand on the mountain before the Lord, for the Lordis about to pass by.” Now …

March 16

Juliane Poirier Lent 2019

The word “cave” can evoke several quite different images. A physical cave can be a place of emergency refuge from weather or enemies. It can …

March 15

Juliane Poirier Lent 2019

When I was asked to write a devotion for this year’s Lenten Devotional, my first question was, What is the theme or scripture?  When I …

March 14

Juliane Poirier Lent 2019

Not surprisingly, I find my silent space in listening to music. One might argue that if music is playing, it’s not silent; and technically, they’d …

March 13

Juliane Poirier Lent 2019

Elijah found a cave where he was able to speak with God. My place to try to be reflective and get in touch with my …

March 11

Juliane Poirier Lent 2019

     We always think that we’ll experience God in the mountain-top experiences, right? When the Lord enters, there should be a great wind, earthquake, mountains …

March 10

Juliane Poirier Community Corner, Lent 2019

     The account of Jesus’s baptism and following with the time in the wildernesses reminds me of my baptism.  I was stationed at a small …