12/12/17 7:30 PM
As we know, Advent is a Season of waiting, of hoping, of preparing and of giving.
2/15/17 3:01 PM
“Choose life and make life as meaningful as you can, regardless of your present situation.”
Those were my opening words when I preached at Dannemora Maximum Security Prison at two services this weekend, standing in the sanctuary of the Church of St. Dismas and seeing a sea of prison green in the pews below. I prayed I’d be...Read More...
12/7/16 1:41 PM
Advent is often touted as the Season of Waiting, but sometimes we forget exactly what waiting means because most of us live in an instant society. Many get what they want when they want, and truly have a minimal experience of waiting for anything.
2/9/16 8:18 PM
Today, we bear ashes on our foreheads, given with the whisper, "You are dust, and to dust you shall return."
On Ash Wednesday, the message of ashes is more pertinent than ever.
Ashes are more than an Ash-Wednesday sign of our Christianity and our belief in a God who promises us Eternal Life. They are also about reminding...Read More...
4/1/15 12:00 AM
Our palms from last Sunday are now behind us, a foreshadowing of the whisper we will hear once again next year, "You are dust, and to dust you shall return."
However, during Holy Week, the message of ashes is more pertinent than ever.
Ashes are more than an Ash-Wednesday sign of our...Read More...
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The stories and thoughts we share here are to help bring wholeness, life, and joy to all areas of your life. Here, you’ll find everything from Gospel reflections to advice on how to better serve others, pray more deeply, make time for yourself, and care for our beautiful Earth. These are ideas for service, mindfulness, and spirituality that we love, and that we hope will help nourish you every day.