These themes are intended to inspire you and help you focus, to prompt your imagination.

Advent
Generosity Yearning Anticipation
Celebration Injustice Brokenness/Separation
Stress Visitation Endings & Beginnings
Expectation Mystery
Christmas
Presence Joy Coming of light
Generosity Birth Healing power of love
Growth Newness Gifts
Gratitude Sorrow Fear
Epiphany
Journey Surprise Searching
Revealing Gifts Mission
Fear Discovery
Lent
Reflection Memory Repentance
Forgiveness Suffering Self-Examination
Rejection Discipline Spirit Spring Training
Sacrifice
Easter
Transformation Joy Light/darkness
Revitalization Hope New Beginnings
Resurrection Surprise
Pentecost
Spirit Light Life
Community Power New Energy
Connectedness Fire
Ordinary Time
Love Caring Harmony
Goodness Labor Extravagance
Culture Peril Spirit
Effort Soul Friendship
Divine Grace

Rejoice

Diversity Passion

Blessing

Comfort Risk

Growth

Beauty Caution

Judgment

Pain Celebration
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Jesus is speaking to us . . .

"Many of us are used to the idea that we might speak to God or to Jesus. Maybe at times it feels like shouting into the darkness or whatnot, but it’s not hard to do—at least as an imaginative exercise. What’s harder—even imaginatively—is to try to hear Jesus speaking to us. Are we just making things up? Are we just using Jesus as a puppet to say whatever we want to hear?" READ MORE