Finding God in Expected Places

I find myself navigating through life in a cycle of certain habits. Late in the evening, the dog and I walk down to the dock behind the city building and I sit in silence.  It is a time of prayer.  A time of solace.  A time just to listen to what God is saying to... Continue Reading →

At the End of a Long, Hard Week

Finally!  Saturday is here.  It is the end of a very long, hard week.  And tomorrow a new day begins.  But before I let the sun set completely on this day, I can't help but stop and reflect on the week through which we've just come. We witnessed horror as a holiday (in Boston) was... Continue Reading →

Lectio Divina and the Rhythm of Life

Life is hurried and we rush through it, buzzing from one activity and requirement to the next.  And all too often, along the way, something unpleasant gets tossed into the mix that stirs up our souls and causes us spiritual restlessness.  It's important that we make time in our lives for God to speak to... Continue Reading →

Doubting Out Loud

The Sunday after Easter is often a "down" day.  Attendance is usually down, and people are "coming down" from their Easter high.  And it is this Sunday, the second Sunday of Easter, that we read the story of Doubting Thomas in the Revised Common Lectionary. The story of Doubting Thomas has long been one of... Continue Reading →

50 Days Out Loud

For forty days, we Christians journey through the time of Lent.  It is a time for reflection, penance, and self-denial.  We give up those things that spoil us, that cause us to act like entitled little brats, and we let ourselves be viewed through the lens of Jesus Christ... and if we're really being honest... Continue Reading →

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