People tend to bridle at the oft-repeated biblical injunction to ‘fear God.’
It was 7:00 in the morning and someone was knocking at my door.
Our churches can, and must, be spaces where children are seen, heard, known, and loved for exactly who they are.
In my household, when we find ourselves really angry with each other, we begin to compose elaborate prefaces for our sentences.
Lent begins in less than a week. For the first time in three years, it actually feels like the beginning of a new season rather than a continuation of a pandemic-induced eternal Lent.
In keeping with a resounding theme, Advent, this year, has truly served as a time to reflect on love
And all day I have listened to partisan commentators insist that their own hateful and inflammatory rhetoric against the LGBTQIA+ community cannot be blamed for this incident, because the shooter is “one of their own.” Hypocrites! Viper’s brood!
Our love for God can only be manifested by our love for our neighbor.
Well, I feel like I need to come clean: I failed.
It only took 40 years, but I finally realized that Valentine’s Day offers the opportunity to reflect on my love for the people nearest and dearest to me.