Week of November 15-21

Week of November 15-21

Paying Attention Amongst the Reeds   God’s liberating work can happen down in the reeds, with an interruption we didn’t expect and…

Week of November 8-15

Week of November 8-15

Hard Times It is gut-wrenching to have Covid cases on the rise in our area and strict limitations imposed on us again,…

Week of November 1-8, 2020.

Week of November 1-8, 2020.

Unraveling and “Yes, You are Here” How are you doing, friends? These are rough days. Covid numbers spiked over the weekends. Things…

Week of October 26 – 31

Week of October 26 – 31

Unraveling Shame Like the woman at the well, we humans carry so much shame. Shame over our neglected relationships, imbalanced bank accounts,…

Week of October 18-25

Week of October 18-25

Unraveled in Exile This week’s story of unraveling takes place in Babylon. The Israelites were forcibly removed from their land, homes, place of…

Week of October 11 – 17.

Week of October 11 – 17.

Restored   Artist’s Reflection “In this image, a halo hovers around the hand of Ananias, nodding to the sacred courage required to…

Week of October 4 – 10.

Week of October 4 – 10.

Anti-Creation Narrative  The image this week is the creation of Lauren Wright Pittman. Her artist’s statement follows; I have bolded a sentence for emphasis. “This…

Week of September 27 – October 3, 2020

Week of September 27 – October 3, 2020

Being Unraveled  There was once a zen master who said to his students, “If you say this stick is real, I will…

Week of September 20 – 26

Week of September 20 – 26

Grief, Courage and Active Resistance Buried in the book of 2 Samuel is the story of Rizpah. Hers is a story of…

Week of September 13-19

Week of September 13-19

2020. The year of global pandemic, bush fires in Australia, apocalyptic forest fires in the pacific northwest, plagues of locusts in Africa, earthquakes in…

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