Who Is Your Authority?

Matthew 28:16-20 Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, […]

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Sacred Connections

John 17:6-11    I have made your name known to those whom you gave me from the world. They were yours, and you gave them to me, and they have kept your word. Now they know that everything you have given me is from you; for the words that you gave to me I have […]

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Lean into Love

John 14:15-21 [Jesus said:] “If you love me, you will keep my commandments. And I will ask the Abba, who will give you another Advocate, to be with you forever. This is the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees the Spirit nor knows the Spirit. You know the Spirit, […]

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Some Honest Questions

John 14:1-14 Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust into God, trust also into me. 2In my Abba’s house there are many dwelling-places. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? 3And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and […]

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Where Is Our Emmaus?

Luke 24:13-16; 30-35   NRSV All right, so imagine: something cataclysmic, unexpected, sudden, and scary just happened, and is happening. Can you imagine it? Hmm…somehow I think you can. So that’s the story here. We have two people feeling all kinda low and dragging their feet down a road. The foundations of their belief were rocked […]

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Wonderful Doubt!

John 20:19-31    Would you consider yourself to be a skeptical person? Are you a doubter? And now, be present in this very moment. What’s going on? In the world, in your community, in your home? Don’t judge it or interpret it. Just think about what is actually happening. Let’s you and I do something together, […]

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What’s Good about It?

Friends, let’s take a moment to be present with each other, shall we? Breathe in, breathe out. Focus on your breath. Do it again. One more time. How ya feelin’ today? Be sure to check in with yourselves and to be extra patient and compassionate with yourself and with those who share a space with […]

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What’s the Buzz

Matthew 21:1-11  NRSV Hey there! It’s been a while. Yes, I’ve been taking a break from things for a while. Call it a sabbatical. And now I’m back, and well–strange times, wouldn’t you say? So welcome back to this strange, hopefully life-giving space. I appreciate you and hope that you still find this blog to […]

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The View from the Tree

Okay, so it’s been a while. Thanks, dear readers, for following this blog; I really appreciate you and hope that you continue to be inspired, challenged and encouraged by these musings. Recently, I’ve been working on some new projects and thus, I have not been posting here. Look for some exciting news in the near […]

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