We are delighted to welcome spiritual writer and pastor Arianne Braithwaite Lehn as she discusses and signs copies of her new book, Ash and Starlight: Prayers for the Chaos and Grace of Daily Life. Pastor Lehn provides encouragement for life's journey in these honest and poetic prayers drawn from the everyday emotions, joys, and pain of our days. Ash and Starlight features prayers for centering, confession and release, guidance and transition, waiting and struggle, comfort and strength, trust, and seasonal times of year. This compilation of prayers will will help you find connection and wholeness in your own daily pilgrimage. You will be empowered to live authentically and soulfully, embracing the brokenness and beauty of your life right now, just as it is.
Rev. Arianne Braithwaite Lehn is a writer, pastor, and creator who is passionate about connection. A native South Dakotan, Arianne planned on law school until God nudged her toward Taiwan where everything changed. An ordained clergy-couple minister in the PC(USA) and a team writer for Illustrated Children's Ministry, Arianne's work has also appeared on her blog (Ash and Starlight), in Upper Disciplines: A Book of Daily Devotions 2018, Pause: Moments to Reflect, The Christian Century, Presbyterians Today, Horizons, These Days, as well as the musical composition of "Ash and Starlight." She lives in Wilmette, IL with her husband, Jeff, and their children, Eden and Simon.
Spiritual blogger (Ash and Starlight) and pastor Arianne Lehn provides encouragement for the spiritual journey in these honest and poetic prayers drawn from everyday emotions, joys, and frustrations of our days.