The Power of Gentleness

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A bell calls us to the present moment. Distractions flee as we listen to its call and its fading into the silence that invites us to connect with the Spirit. Sharing some famous bells, and a tiny one ... Read More

Egypt Getaway

During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, some forty artists in Europe were so captivated by the Flight of the Holy Family to Egypt, that they painted fifty masterpieces of a time of rest in the... Read More

Down Is Up

This last Sunday of the church year is Christ the King Sunday. The Gospel is the wondrous story of “The Good Thief” in Luke 23:33-43. A Christian spiritual teacher once said that “Th... Read More

My Bad—God Good

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The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector offers many avenues of spiritual exploration: judgment and forgiveness, mercy and grace. Mercy is God not punishing us as our sins deserve; grace is G... Read More

A Lane to God

Each of us has a lane to God. We need to focus on our call and response to the Lord, and not concern about the lanes of others. The tenth leper did a u-turn and went back to Jesus to give him thanks. ... Read More

Music Sunday

Whenever there are five Sundays in a month, we widen our voices, our talents and our joy, just to sing, to listen and be grateful for the gift of music. This is the Fifth Sunday in Kingdomtide. There ... Read More

A Hero of Faith

It was very exciting today to welcome the family and friends of Nicole and Nicholas Jones for the baptism of Bailey Raines. Abraham, the father of the three major spiritual traditions in Judaism, Chri... Read More