This week, I got to go to Bishop’s Ranch for clergy conference. I got to room with an long-time friend.We got to talking about this week’s readings and, when I mentioned that I was scheduled to preach, she said, “Don’t you remember the sermon you preached on these readings six years ago?” (To be fair,…
Jesus gave us a way to negotiate community living. It is both simple and very, very difficult.
Some of us retreated to Bishop’s Ranch in Healdsburg last weekend. It was a wonderful time. For me, it was wonderful because I got to know some people a little better. Plus we were well taken care of—good food, comfortable places to sleep, and lots of leisure time. The lack of some things, like cell…
What parable do you want to tell with your life?
Would you rather be shackled by sin or yoked to God?
Let’s try to understand the Trinity with our hearts.
The Holy Spirit helps us listen…and truly hear.
Have you ever heard anyone say “Don’t be such a doubting Thomas!”? It’s a phrase that has come to refer to anyone who is skeptical, anyone who demands concrete proof and direct personal experience as a condition for belief. Of course, that saying developed based on this passage of the Gospel that we heard this…
We are a liminal people, because we know that that is where growth and change happen.
We all have moments of blindness…and are invited to see the world with the eyes of God.
Identity and relationship are at the heart of transforming the world.
We are Mary. We are Joseph. We bring Christ alive in the world. We protect and nurture all that is holy.