Resources on Jan L. Richardson

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Gospel Reflection: Emmaus Blessing Poetry by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/02/gospel-reflection-emmaus-road.html Poetry by Christine Longhurst Topics: Easter , Blessing , Gospel , Bread Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst presents Jan Richardson's poetic reflection and prayer on the disciples’ encounter with Jesus on the Emmaus Road (Luke 24:13-35). There was "already a blessing" in every part of that encounter. Unbinding Words, Part 2 Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L Richardson http://paintedprayerbook.com/2008/03/08/unbinding-words-part-2/ Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L Richardson Topics: Calling , Jesus , Lazarus Source: The Painted Prayerbook Jan Richardson reflects on Jesus' raising of Lazarus (John 11:1-45) from the perspective of being inside the tomb: Jesus calls to us as he called to Lazarus. She also offers a "Prayer of Confession." The Blessing of Enough Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/07/blessing-of-enough.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Blessing , Feast , Preparation , Trust Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst presents Jan Richardson's poetic introduction to the celebration of the Lord’s Supper. It notes that the small portion taken in communion represents a much greater and satisfying reality. Blessing of the Magi Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L Richardson http://paintedprayerbook.com/2012/12/30/epiphany-blessing-of-the-magi/ Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L Richardson Topics: Christmas , Epiphany , Light , Darkness Source: The Painted Prayerbook This painting and poem by Jan L. Richardson are based on Matthew 2:1-12. Juxtaposing the light guiding the Magi with the shadowy road upon which they depart, Richardson conveys the change brought by encountering Christ. Gospel Reflection: Do not linger here Poetry by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/02/gospel-reflection-john-20-1-18.html Poetry by Christine Longhurst Topics: Easter , Blessing , Gospel , Resurrection Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst presents Jan Richardson's "Easter Blessing" poem based on John 20:1-18. The blessing "breaks forth in your own voice" and "circles back again," sending you to proclaim: "risen." Blessing in the Leaving Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L Richardson http://paintedprayerbook.com/2011/05/29/ascensioneaster-7-blessing-in-the-leaving/ Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L Richardson Topics: Blessing , Jesus , Ascension Source: The Painted Prayerbook Jesus prays for and blesses his friends as he leaves them: the leaving is part of the blessing. In painting, prose, and poetry, Jan Richardson reflects on the Ascension in Luke 24:44-53 and John 17:1-11. Blessing the Talents Element of Worship by Jan L Richardson https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2014/10/blessing-talents-matthew-2514-20.html Element of Worship by Jan L Richardson Topics: Talent , Poetry , Grace , Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship This poem is a blessing from Jan Richardson, inspired by Jesus parable of the talents in Matthew 25:14-20. It talks about the blessing of giving grace to another. Cup of the New Covenant Image by Jan L Richardson http://paintedprayerbook.com/2012/04/04/day-38holy-thursday-cup-of-the-new-covenant/ Image by Jan L Richardson Topics: Covenant , Holiness , Eucharist Source: The Painted Prayerbook Jan L. Richardson shares her painting, devotional and poem of blessing for the bread and wine based on 1 Corinthians 11:23-26. Strange Syllables Setting the Heart Ablaze Element of Worship by Jan L Richardson https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/04/pentecost-blessing.html Element of Worship by Jan L Richardson Topics: Pentecost , Blessing , Heart , Tongues Source: Re-Worship Praying that God will interfere with our feelings of certainty with "strange syllables," "mystery," and the "clarity" found in "flame," this Pentecost benediction by Jan Richardson expresses hope that our hearts may be set ablaze. What Are You Looking For? Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L Richardson http://paintedprayerbook.com/2011/01/15/epiphany-2-what-are-you-looking-for/ Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L Richardson Topics: Epiphany , Blessing , Jesus Source: The Painted Prayerbook Reflecting on John 1:29-42, Jan Richardson suggests that "Come and see" is one of Jesus' "most profound and challenging invitations." Also included are Richardson's poem "Blessing" and her image "Who Gave You Your Eyes?" Blessing the Nets Poetry by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2014/01/reflection-blessing-nets.html Poetry by Christine Longhurst Topics: Blessing , Calling , Discipleship , Obedience Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst presents "Blessing the Nets," Jan Richardson's poetic reflection on Jesus’s call to the fishermen: Simon, Andrew, James, and John (Mark 1:14-20, Matthew 4:18-22). It emphasizes their letting go and casting themselves. A Blessing for the Wilderness Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L Richardson http://paintedprayerbook.com/2011/03/10/lent-1-a-blessing-for-the-wilderness/ Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L Richardson Topics: Lent , Blessing , Jesus , John the Baptist Source: The Painted Prayerbook Commenting on Jesus' temptation (Matthew 4:1-11), Jan Richardson asks if there is a "space" of preparation for Lent where we need to go. She also offers her poem "Wilderness Blessing" and her image "Wilderness and Wings." Blessing: Taking the cross Poetry by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/02/blessing-mark-8-34.html Poetry by Christine Longhurst Topics: Blessing , Cross , Self-denial , Discipleship Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst presents Jan Richardson's blessing inspired by Mark 8:34. "These riches you will count not by what you hold but by what you release, by what you lose, by what falls from your open hands." A Blessing in the Dust Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L Richardson http://paintedprayerbook.com/2013/06/30/a-blessing-in-the-dust/ Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L Richardson Topics: Blessing , Art , Discernment , Perseverance Source: The Painted Prayerbook A reflection, with a related painting and poem, by Jan Richardson on Luke 10:1-11, 16-20. Richardson writes that, while often we need to persist in difficulty, sometimes we discern the call to leave for new things. May God Bless Your Eyes Element of Worship by Jan L Richardson https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2014/01/blessing-seeing.html Element of Worship by Jan L Richardson Topics: Blessing , Daily Living , Trinity Source: Re-Worship "May Christ, who looks upon you with deepest love, bless your eyes and widen your gaze." A beautifully poetic blessing by Jan Richardson. Blessing in the Chaos Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L Richardson http://paintedprayerbook.com/2012/01/24/epiphany-4-blessing-in-the-chaos/ Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L Richardson Topics: Epiphany , Blessing , Power , Freedom Source: The Painted Prayerbook With Mark 1:21-28 as her starting point, Jan Richardson offers a reflection on the power of a blessing that comes from facing the chaos, with help from the words of John O'Donohue. Blessing When the World Is Ending Poetry by Jan L Richardson http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/147613676815/blessing-when-the-world-is-ending-jan-richardon Poetry by Jan L Richardson Topics: Blessing , Hope , World , Darkness Source: Global Worship Jan Richardson offers her poem "Blessing When the World is Ending" with encouragement to "turn toward one another with wild and stubborn hope." Rough Translations Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2015/02/prayer-reflection-romans-4-18.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Hope , Prayer , Contemplation Source: Re-Worship "Hope nonetheless. Hope despite. Hope regardless. Hope still." Here’s a prayer reflection written by Jan Richardson and inspired by Romans 4:18, where Paul writes that, “hoping against hope,” Abraham continued to believe the promise of God. Something Great is on the Horizon Sermon Illustration by Jan L Richardson http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2008/december/2121508.html Sermon Illustration by Jan L Richardson Topics: Christmas , Advent , Worry , Moses Source: Preaching Today Jan L. Richardson encourages us to slow down and pay attention during Advent. As the season of waiting, we are wise to wait to see what happens next; what God does next. And the Table Will Be Wide Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L Richardson http://paintedprayerbook.com/2012/09/30/and-the-table-will-be-wide/ Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L Richardson Topics: Blessing , World Communion Sunday , Children , Kingdom of God Source: The Painted Prayerbook Artist, liturgist, and theologian Jan Richardson offers artwork and a poetic prayer for World Communion Sunday with reference to Mark 10:2-16 at "The Painted Prayer Book."