Hot Off the Pres! | Volume 9
A pictorial devotion from recent walks
around downtown New Bern, North Carolina;
a way to practice “Visio Divina” — “sacred seeing.” 

Despite being “miles apart” I always will feel “close at heart” to all the special, irreplaceable people at First Pres Racine.
Mary Ringwalt
“Lord, make me an instrument of your peace.” 
St. Francis of Assisi
“Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.”
Mark 10:14
“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”
Romans 15:13
“Nothing is impossible with God.”
Luke 1:37
“The peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”
Philippians 4:7
“Where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth... the Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore.” 
Psalm 121
These long secluded days can make life stressful at times.
This message is to help you slow things down and reflect on
what is truly important. Join us in discovering the power of
prayer, so that we may all reap the benefits of a spiritual life.

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If you have something inspirational to share with all of us,
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And, Mary, thank you for today's inspiration!