We keep hanging on to our human concept of family, love, currency… we need to get our minds around God’s more profound vision for the world.
Human Dignity Forefront Day 1 General Convention
Day one of the 80th General Convention of the Episcopal Church, as might be expected, focused on setting the stage for the upcoming hard work and ironing out procedural and technological glitches. At the same time, the 799 deputies gathered from 107 Episcopal dioceses also made strides in building the Beloved Community and living into…
God Helps Us Grow
Last week, my family drove to Southern California down Highway 5. It’s a long drive, about seven hours. So I spent a lot of time looking out the window. A lot of that land is agricultural land… and we saw farms that grew almonds, avocados, kiwis, olives, and all sorts of things. Several times, I…
Who You Are Makes a Difference
So now we have “The Great Commandment” but what are we going to do with it?
The Cornerstone Is What Counts
Come, Holy Spirit. Fill the hearts of your faithful people and kindle in them the fire of thy love. Send forth thy spirit and they shall be made new and thou shalt renew the face of the earth. Amen. One week ago, at 10 p.m. local time, bullets rained down on 22,000 people attending the…
Mind the Gap: We Stand Between the Kingdom of God & the World
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…
The Parables We Tell in Life
What parable do you want to tell with your life?
We Are All Blind
We all have moments of blindness…and are invited to see the world with the eyes of God.