Casting into the Deep Water

Luke 5:1-11    As human beings, do we remember that we are part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space? We often forget. Instead, we often experience ourselves, our thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of our consciousness. And this delusion […]

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Peace Clouds in the Storm

Mark 4:35-41 I got behind on my blog posts. Sorry ’bout that! But I’m back…hope you enjoy and thanks for reading! Do you like rainstorms? Do you appreciate the pattering sounds of raindrops impacting the roof or the ground or the windows or the top of your umbrella? Do you marvel at the dark clouds […]

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A Hand Reaches Out in The Storm

Matthew 14:22-33 Let’s talk about miracles and metaphors and how the two can actually be friends or coexist–let’s talk about miracles. All religious traditions have miracles stories—things that happen and cannot be explained by science, biology, or empirical evidence. People turn into animals and vice versa, an entire sea parts in the middle and then […]

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Emmanuel AME: Just Be. And Be Not Afraid

Mark 4:35-41 This is an excerpt from an article written for the Huffington Post by Rev. Otis Moss, III, pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago. The doors of the church are [still] open. The question running through the minds of many African Americans, particularly black church folks is where and when will […]

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