Thursday, March 21, 2019 We cannot talk about acceptance without talking about our need to accept responsibility for our own sins, for the ways we have hurt others and Read more
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Growing up, my family used plastic dishes (probably because we broke too many ceramic ones). We had brightly colored plates, bowls, and cups and it made setting the table lots Read more
God loves and accepts us just as we are and we too are called to practice acceptance. Practicing acceptance cannot begin outside of ourselves, though; we must begin by accepting Read more
The season of Lent is a time of reflection and preparation. It is a time to look inward, acknowledging our nature, and the many ways we have fallen short of Read more
Teach me, Lord, to listen. Many voices compete for your attention and your devotion. Some of these voices are good and wonderful whereas others are voices with ulterior motives. The Read more
Teach me, Lord, to listen. The portrait of Jesus painted within the Gospels is of a man of wisdom teaching, and showing, us the way of life. His ministry was Read more
Teach me, Lord, to listen. The Book of Proverbs is a collection of bite size nuggets of wisdom. Within it, lady Wisdom is contrasted with the way of folly. The Read more
Teach me, Lord, to listen. The Psalms have a way of putting words to mouth of the prayers of our soul. While no one language can fully contain the fullness Read more
Teach me, Lord, to listen. We lived hurried lives. This is not new to the human reality. Our hurriedness is often a product of our own creation. We place undue Read more
In this season of Lent, our faith tradition teaches us to slow down enough to listen…to listen for God’s voice, to listen to our inner self, to listen to those Read more