Here are sermons, blog posts, meditations and scripture readings to feed our souls.
“Sabbath Keeping” by Rev. Miriam Leupold, Co-pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Albany, NY
“Prayer for Peace”, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
“After Labor Day” by Rev. Donna Schaper, Senior Minister, Judson Memorial Church
Link to United Church of Christ devotionals, “Feed Your Spirit”, courtesy of Rev. Donna Schaper
Link to National Public Radio series, “What Comes Next? Conversations on the Afterlife”
“The Self: Perspectives from East and West” by Leland W. Robinson, published in The Torch magazine, Fall 2013, International Association of Torch Clubs
“An Introduction to Kabbalah” by Michael R. Leavitt, published in The Torch magazine, Fall 2013, International Association of Torch Clubs
“Shame on You” by John Fockler, Jr., published in The Torchmagazine, Fall 2013, International Association of Torch Clubs
Link to National Public Radio TED Talks Broadcast, “Believers and Doubters”
“What We Need Is Here”, a poem by Wendell Berry
Winter Meditations by Rev. Donna Schaper, Senior Minister, Judson Memorial Church
Lenten Meditation by Rev. Shannon Vance-Ocampo, Transitional Presbyter, Albany Presbytery
Lenten Meditation: “Silence Is God’s First Language”, from Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening by Cynthia Bourgeault.
Link to Dr. Martin Luther King’s Address to the New York State Civil War Centennial Commission, September 12, 1962
“The Noise Which Brings Quiet” by Rabbi Dan Orenstein, Congregation Ohav Shalom, Albany, NY