Identity and relationship are at the heart of transforming the world.
Once, I met a butterfly Just broken loose of the cocoon Sequestered for five years And allotted one day of freedom, Just one. And yet this creature was: Beautiful Perfect Amazing Courageous Unafraid I would like a butterfly day Or perhaps, if its not too much to ask, Butterfly years. I have, you remember, been…
As a mother, I realize that too often that I witness my own brokenness in my daughters.
We are Mary. We are Joseph. We bring Christ alive in the world. We protect and nurture all that is holy.
If you always strive to be who you are made to be, you find yourself being better suited and ready to do whatever duties that the world puts on you.
It’s time to stop choosing fear over love. It’s time to stop thinking about how we are different instead of how we are alike.
The relationships we build with our pets and with our children draw us closer to God, that they teach us about God.
Fifteen years ago, I stepped into the pulpit just days after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, with a shattered heart and sore soul. I wanted to share that sermon today in remembrance.
Have you ever noticed the collect, the prayer that the officiant says before the scripture readings at each of our Sunday services? Each week it is different and it is thematically related to the readings that have been appointed for the day. These prayers are all encompassing and audacious. They are meant to “collect” the…
I started my weekend on Friday afternoon. My family decided to go to the movies. We decided that we were going to see X-Men: Apocalypse (No fear, I promise you that, since the movie just opened, there will be no spoilers in this sermon.) As we drove to the theater, I noticed that many of…