Holy Saturday is traditionally observed in silent contemplation. Scripture doesn’t talk too much about what happened while Jesus lay in a tomb cru
“Where does it hurt?” is a powerful question asked by public theologian Ruby Sales in a grace-filled conversation with On Being host Krista
Superman had a fortress. We have a pandemic.
Loneliness and solitude are not the same thing. Loneliness feels like it’s imposed upon […]
Usually the Wednesday before Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter is like being at the top of a roller coaster. It’s a mixture of […]
Blessing in the Chaos
To all that is chaotic
let there come silence.
Let there be
Blessed are you
who bear the light
in unbearable times,
to its endurance
amid the unendurable,
who bear witness
to its […]
I enjoy listening to Podcasts throughout the day. They are a great way to learn about current events and other special topics. Here are […]
When Session met last Tuesday for our first weekly meeting via Zoom, I opened with a reading from Fredrick Buechner and shared some of […]
Have you ever set out to read the Bible from cover to cover?
Frequently, people with the best of intentions come to a screeching halt just […]
“Do not be afraid” is a refrain that echoes throughout scripture. Some estimate that there are 366 versions of “Do not be afraid” throughout […]
When there is a natural disaster or a national tragedy, the damage is visible and the needs are known. So what in this moment […]
“There are more chickens than a man can know in this world, but an unprovoked kindness is the rarest of birds.” The Purloining of Prince […]
How SAD! Seasonal Affective Disorder and Self Care
When the days get shorter, I am reminded that the effects of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) aren’t far […]
I received a calendar reminder early this morning informing me Thanksgiving is one week away. I’ve got to tell you, I had the same reaction […]
I love Halloween.
Christmas and Easter are beautiful, meaningful celebrations in the Christian tradition. However, Halloween is probably my favorite holiday.
I’m not going to go into […]