Not Just The Light

I celebrate God who is the Lightthe Dayspringthe Radiancethe Lamp unto my feetYet I will not neglect to celebrate God who is also the Darknessthe Midnightthe Shadowthe Hidden woven through all lifeGod the Darkness is my creed todaythe Subversivethe Unexpectedthe...
“I Will Not Slow Down The Witness”

“I Will Not Slow Down The Witness”

I hope that you have already seen and read the article that follows, that it is circulating far and wide for Christians–indeed, for all people–to affirm and to uphold in our religious bodies and in the public sphere. Here is Bishop John Shelby...

Dog Stories: Sermon Illustrations (sans sermon)

Now that the leaves are falling in earnest, MoMo occasionally snarls and jumps and snaps to catch an autumn leaf that crosses in front of him on the breeze. It’s quite a sight to watch MoMo snag a leaf between his teeth with instinctive aggression, smack his...

A Morning Prayer

Take care of us today, O God.Take care of my family, as our paths part and merge.Take care of friends I miss, though they feel so close.Take care of children around the earth, who step cautiously into this new day.We are all growing up in the same world.Take care of...

KKK in Eden

An open letter to the resident on Euclid Drive with cone-shaped ghost figurines in the front lawn:Dear Sir or Madam,Please reconsider the ghost decorations on your lawn. With their cone frames draped in white cloth, I could’ve sworn as I drove by your home that...

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