It is still very, very cold in New England.
This end-of-year sprint is familiar territory for all of us. And still, every year it rolls around and surprises us.
My hope is that–with one eye on my prayer book, and the other on the compost heap–I can come to respect the work death does for us… the life it enables to take root.
Jesus talks about sowers planting seeds, of abundance out of scraps, about bread and wine and love. This turns out to be very practical wisdom.
Caring for animals helps kids know they can improve the lives of creatures smaller and more vulnerable than they are.