Communion

Come, sister: sit with me to watch the wonder of God dazzling within us like sparklers against the night sky. Come, brother: tend the fire with me into the wee hours as we spin tales of God’s mystery and chide one another to courage. Come, friend: the wait will...

Monday Muse: On Birthdays and Pentecost

First, a confession: I’m not a big fan of my birthday. Actually that’s not quite accurate. I like my birthday just fine, but as an inherently private person I’m not a big fan of others’ expectations of how I should spend my birthday,...

Monday Muse: Thirty Pieces of Silver

Barely into the season of Epiphany, it’s a little difficult to believe that Lent is just around the corner — but just around the corner it is, which puts Lenten preparations squarely on the “to do” list for many ministers these days. If...

Amen and Amen

Come, let us sing praises to the One who hears every prayer, to the Holy One whose love never fails: Amen and Amen! With the host of saints and angels, we worship and say: As you are, so let it be. As you are full of mercy, let mercy be abundant to those who live in...

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