Here is my article for the week of October 10th. Continue reading Preparing for Thanksgiving
A Prayer from Long Ago By Rev. Alicia Randolph Rapking For the past two weeks I feel as if I have been steeped in prayer. On Sunday, September 18 I began the Upper Room Five Day Academy at St. John xxiii Retreat Center in Charleston, WV. This Five Day Academy was the second one in … Continue reading A Prayer from Long Ago
The article for next week includes thoughts from my summer prayer discipline–knitting wash clothes for the homeless. Continue reading Thoughts at Summers’ End
My article for today’s paper is a reflection of a quote from Thomas Merton. Continue reading What Do They Need?
My article for Monday is a reflection on the Olympics and how the Games can bring out the best in us. Continue reading The Best of Us
St. Meinrad’s Monastery, Indiana, site of 36 hour retreat on the ancient “Jesus Prayer.” On Mercy By Rev. Alicia Randolph Rapking It might have been sometime last fall when I came to the realization that I was thinking about “mercy.” It was during the time when Germany was receiving the greatest influx of Syrian refugees. … Continue reading On Mercy
I find myself thinking about lavender as I sit down to write this article today. I confess that this past week has been a difficult week for my soul. The Parish House/Crosslines has been closed, as we do each year the week of the 4th of July and I had planned to spend the week … Continue reading Lavender Peace and Prayer