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Jennifer Stanley

Lent 2020

Teach us to pray; Sunday & Thank you

Hello readers and friends, Jennifer here. It has been my privilege to publish the writings of our talented authors here 6 days a week since Feb ##. I think we only had one day without a post, which I appreciate because the goal of Lent…
Jennifer Stanley
April 14, 2020
Lent 2020

Teach Us To Pray; Martha Davis 1920-2018

Martha Davis is the beloved mother and grandmother of Wil Davis and his family. Her life was marked with a quiet determination and steadfast faith. She was married to a devoted preacher, had five children, and knew how to stretch a dollar as far as…
Jennifer Stanley
April 3, 2020
Lent 2020

Teach Us To Pray; Teresa of A’vila 1515-1582

Teresa of A'vila Spanish noblewoman who felt called to monastic life in the Catholic Church. A Carmelite nun, a prominent Spanish mystic, religious reformer, author, and theologian of the contemplative life and mental prayer. She earned the rare distinction of being declared a Doctor of…
Jennifer Stanley
March 20, 2020
Lent 2020

Teach Us To Pray; for peace over anxiety

Pandemic. Just the word feels surreal and causes my mind to wander somewhere between a future apocalyptic sci-fi movie and a History Chanel documentary. This week has been historic, mind-blowing, and hard. It is my turn to write the prayer blog and what I wrote…
Jennifer Stanley
March 13, 2020
Lent 2020

Oops… Day 5 was delivered early!

Oops! We accidentially published day five YESTERDAY, which was a Sunday. The 40 days of Lent do not include Sundays. So, we invite you to use today to catch up on any blogs you may have missed last week and spend a little time in…
Jennifer Stanley
March 1, 2020
Lent 2020

Teach Us To Pray – Day 2

Luke 11:1  One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.”    I planned my 7th-grade ski trip outfit very carefully. I wanted to…
Jennifer Stanley
February 26, 2020
Advent 2019

Advent 2019 Week 1: HOPE

Thank you to the Behrandt family for reading for week one. For centuries, it has been a tradition in the Christian church to use the lighting of candles within a wreath to symbolize the anticipation surrounding Jesus’ coming into the world. The wreath is made…
Jennifer Stanley
December 1, 2019
Lent

Day 38: Stations of the Cross

Day 38: Stations of the Cross Written by Jennifer Stanley The first time I participated in Stations of the Cross, I had no idea what to expect. It was sometime around 2006 (I think) and I wanted to find somewhere to worship on Good Friday.…
Jennifer Stanley
April 17, 2019
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Day 29: Deeper

Deeper Written by Jennifer Stanley Every year it’s the same story:  we drive south in pursuit of warm sunshine, sand between our toes, and quality time with our family. We get to the beach and put our toes in the surf and we are exhilarated!…
Jennifer Stanley
April 8, 2019
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