What you Sowin’?

Matthew 13: 1-9, 18-2313 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the sea. 2 Such great crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat there, while the whole crowd stood on the beach. 3 And he told them many things in parables, saying: “Listen! A sower went out to […]

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Joy Rising Out of Trauma

In the brilliant sci-fi/fantasy Netflix series Stranger Things the main characters all go through trauma: Joyce loses her son, Will. Jonathan loses his little brother. Eleven/Jane is experimented on, deprived of parental care, tortured, and manipulated psychologically. Dustin, Mike, and Lucas lose their friend and think he’s dead. Will is taken by a creature to […]

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Calling All the Prodigals

Luke 15:11-33 From the Guru Granth Sahib, the Sikh scriptures: To practice forgiveness is fasting, good conduct and contentment. Dispelled is anger as forgiveness is grasped. Where there is forgiveness, There God resides. Perhaps there is no more-recognizable story from the New Testament Gospels than the story of the prodigal son. You could make a […]

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