The church celebrates St. Martin of Tours today, November 11th. Martin is best known for cutting his cloak in half with his sword to share with a beggar. Afterward, he had a vision of Christ, wrapped in the half cloak. It’s a pretty simple story, which is one of the reasons it works so well for young children. My children attend a Waldorf school, and celebrating St. Martin has been a beloved tradition for us since the oldest was in preschool.
There is a quilting group at my church that has been meeting every week for almost 60 years, working off of donations from cleaned out linen […]
I want the big, beautiful challenge that comes with the discipline of setting aside a full 24-hours for rest.
By sharing in our brokenness, we find healing. We find God.
What we do now will affect those born a century from now.
This week, the annual business meeting and conference of The Union of Black Episcopalians is taking place in New Jersey. I can’t help but reflect on my past years attending UBE as a child and teenager. I waited for it all year.
Offering comfort to one another in difficulties mirrors the love God has for us.
In Christ’s kingdom true power is found in humility and service, not ostentatious shows of strength and prestige.
In the first century, a man named Paul worked as a community organizer building bridges across incredibly disparate people groups: slaves and slaveholders, women and men, historically […]