Join us in celebrating Bishop John Shelby Spong on his 90th Birthday, Wednesday June 16th!  

As a way to acknowledging the contribution Bishop Spong has made in the lives of people all over the globe, we are asking his readers who have been touched by his life and writings, and wish to honor his 90th Birthday, to help keep his books and writings alive on Progressive Christianity.org and Progressing Spirit by making a donation today assuring his teachings are preserved for future generations. Donate Now.

We encourage you to send him your best wishes on this his 90th birthday. Please address them to admin@progressivechristianity.org and they will all be forwarded to Bishop Spong.

When Beauty Illumines

When beauty illumines a corner of your life, may your thanks to God spread that light through your whole being.

 

When you taste the threat of darkness, may you find the Light of the World that still shines deep inside you.

 

When you are held back by overgrowth of habit and smugness and prejudice, may you hear the voice of the Lord showing you the Way ahead to care and to serve.

 

When you are loved by another in even the smallest way, may you know that you have touched the hem of the Lord’s garment, and receive the fullness of the love of God that flows through it.

Topics: Worship & Liturgy. Seasons & Special Events: All Seasons. Prayers: Benediction. Resource Types: Practice and Prayers.

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