Spirit Soundings

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

“On Weeping and Love”, Spirit Soundings for March 28, 2014

“When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who came with her also weeping, he was greatly disturbed in spirit and deeply moved. He said, “Where have you laid him?” They said to him, “Lord, come and see.” Jesus began to weep. So the Jews said, “See how he loved him!” (John 11:33-36) Ruth Faith […]


 “Now there was a Pharisee named Nicodemus, a leader of the Jews. He came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God; for no one can do these signs that you do apart from the presence of God.” (John 3:1-2)  In the […]


REFLECTIONS ON MY FIRST MONTH – Ruth Faith Santana-Grace February 28, 2014  It has been four weeks since we began our journey together. I have been struck with the fact that my ‘beginnings’ in this presbytery coincide with the celebration of Black History/Heritage Month. As I gathered with saints to celebrate this rich heritage at […]

The Kingdom of God is at Hand

Spirit Soundings: “The Kingdom of God is at Hand”, Matthew 10:7  Ruth Faith Santana-Grace, February 14, 2014 Please click here for a downloadable version: Spirit Soundings_RFSG_14FEB2014   In a brief conversation with one of our younger pastors this week, I was reminded of a simple Gospel truth – “The Kingdom of God is at hand.” He is right! […]

Spirit Soundings, January 29, 2014

“And So We Begin” – Fragments of a Mirror, Ruth Faith Santana-Grace, 29 January, 2014 I am a fragment of a mirror whose whole design and shape I do not know. Nevertheless with what I have, I can reflect light into the dark places of this world – This is the meaning of my life.” […]