You Call this Blessed?

June 25, 2017
In the Gospel of Matthew, The Sermon on the Mount, including that passage known as the beatitudes (or the beautiful sayings), which we read this morning, appears early in Jesus’…

The Illumined Life

June 25, 2017
According to the gospel of Matthew, The Sermon on the Mount, takes place early in Jesus’ ministry.  He has chosen and called the disciples, and has begun traveling throughout the…
Both the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles are addressed to Theophilus, meaning ‘Lover of God’. Scholars are uncertain whether these early reports are addressed to a…

Trouble in Paradise

April 30, 2017
Theologians believe that the same author penned the Gospel of Luke and the book of Acts--Acts being a sort of sequel to Luke’s Gospel. Luke’s Gospel spanned the time, between…

Stay With Us!

April 23, 2017
I sat in my office with two colleagues as together we pondered and explored the Emmaus story.  There were an unusual number of silences as together we entered into the…

A Meditation On Hope

April 16, 2017
When I was a child, my father used to say, “The early bird gets the worm!” I would roll over thinking, “Who wants a worm.” So, I understand the disciple’s…

Meditations on Lent 5

April 2, 2017
I suspect most of us have been there at some point in our lives, caught up in the excitement of something new, looking forward to a different and better future…

Of Foxes and Hens

March 12, 2017