A Change to Kindness
By Scott Baker The streets of Manhattan! New York City! Millions of special characters, special stories! Decorating the scenery here are the young Hassidic Jewish men who wear their long coats and hats on the hottest days of Summer, the most freezing days of Winter, who try to assemble men from the streets to perform […]
The Dark Before the Dawn
Melancholy The Art Institute of Chicago Odilon Redon, 1876 The past year has not been easy by any stretch of the imagination. And so, we arrive at yet another Holy Saturday from within our own tombs. And for so many, we are even deeper in than last year. Grief, illness, despair, conflict, loneliness, isolation, loss, […]
© Susan Dorothea White The First Supper, 1988 I was given John 13 to read at our service for Maundy Thursday. “Oh, yup – that one, I got it.” I set it aside. Days later in a tough moment, I randomly opened my Bible for a quick word as I sometimes do, and as it […]
Tiny Practice: Embrace the Uncertainty with Grace
In the past year, we have experienced lots of uncertainty. But throughout our lives, uncertainty will be alongside our journeys. Maybe we should take a different approach… “Embrace uncertainty. Some of the most beautiful chapters in our lives won’t have a title until much later.” — Bob Goff Shared by Marcie Doll
The Light that Shines in the Darkness–A Poem About Hope
A poem where light shines in the darkness.
Are you Ready?
Luke’s story – a story about how God, in Jesus Christ, has touched the pain of the world in a new and wondrous and transfiguring way – begins with a priest. With a priest in the temple: Then there appeared to Zechariah an angel of the Lord, standing at the right side of the altar of incense. (Luke […]
Love is work. Love is action. Love is a deep, whole investment in others. Pay attention to how much you’ve hoped, how much you’ve cared. You know how to Love. by Tony Angeline, LeCora Okeagu, Agustin Fuentes, Susan Ceely Philips