Jesus not only called Matthew to be a disciple, but received many of his friends and associates with kindness and acceptance.
I was privileged to spend my first two summers after college performing at the Sterling Renaissance Festival.
As Christians, Saint Andrew reminds us that following Christ requires us to surrender our need for notoriety and acclaim.
This year the Ascension just hits different (as the kids like to say). Our pandemic experience right now has parallels to how the disciples must have felt after the resurrection
Our faithfulness is not a reality show to be won, but rather transformation for God and glory to God alone.
I want my children to remember me as a person who loved them deeply, but who loved herself just as much.