Came across an article about the Healing Touch of Easter even in the midst of shelter in place and in our isolation. Author talks about embodied suffering. And the healing that comes in embodied vulnerable “wounded healer,” God who does not run away from our suffering but touches our wounds with compassion. We can each […]
What does Easter mean to you? Why are we gathered here now together in spirit, despite being separated physically by sheltering in place? Why do people who don’t normally come to church think to come on Easter Sunday? And how are you celebrating Easter? Is how you are celebrating Easter tied to your understanding of […]
pastoral message about the fact and reality of being blessed, even when we do not feel blessed. we are blessed to be part of God’s family. as family, we are there for each other, including fighting for justice! Karen Baker-Fletcher’s account of divine love that enables forgiveness and repentance that demands justice is a good […]
mourning into joy – recorded 1/5/2020 How do we move from mourning to joy? The fear of the Lord is the beginning of all wisdom: 10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; all those who practice it have a good understanding. His praise endures forever. Psalm 111:10 (NRSV) Action and understanding go together. […]
As I understand more of what I’m studying, the more I feel the depths of which I have yet to learn.