Spirit Soundings

Spirit Soundings is the Blog of our Executive Presbyter, Rev. Ruth Santana-Grace

Longing for Light by Rev. Ruth Faith Santana-Grace

“Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light. And God saw that the light was good…” (Genesis 1:3-4a) Darkness – that place and space where visibility is poor; where finding one’s way is difficult. Darkness – that place and space where hope and possibilities seem out of reach. Darkness – that place […]

Do You See What I See? By Rev. Ruth Faith Santana-Grace

Said the night wind to the little lamb – Do you see what I see? Way up in the sky little lamb? Do you see what I see? A star, a star, dancing in the night with a tail as big as a kite. with a tail as big as a kite. Said the little […]

On Making Our Hearts A Little Lighter by Rev. Ruth Faith Santana-Grace

”Be on guard so that your hearts are not weighed down….” (Luke 21:34a) It’s that season again – that time of the year when everything seems to ramp up at the same time. Whether it is church, school, community activities or home – the demands on our time seem to grow exponentially during this time […]

This is More Than a Moment: It is a Movement by Rev. Ruth Faith Santana-Grace

When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. Acts 2:1-2 As we celebrate the Reformation wind that was unleashed on Western Europe 500 years […]

Coming to the Table: Strength and Help for the Journey by Rev. Ruth Faith Santana-Grace

“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10 I confess I’ve started writing this Spirit Soundings at least three times using three different scripture texts. I wondered […]