Looking forward

I hear the longing for things to be as they once were. I hear it when I sit with elders in a circle during an event at the spirituality center where I minister, when they express concern about the lack of young adults, youth and children in their churches. I hear it when I talkContinue reading “Looking forward”

Loyalty and memory in response to the signs

He said to them … “In the evening you say, ‘Tomorrow will be fair, for the sky is red’;and, in the morning, ‘Today will be stormy, for the sky is red and threatening.’  You know how to judge the appearance of the sky, but you cannot judge the signs of the times.” – Matthew 16:2-4 MuchContinue reading “Loyalty and memory in response to the signs”

Remember! The antidote to spiritual amnesia

Recall a moment from your life when God felt very close; when you had a powerful experience of God’s presence. It might have taken place at home, at work, in church, in a classroom, on a retreat or in nature. What do you remember of the experience? How old were you? Where were you? DidContinue reading “Remember! The antidote to spiritual amnesia”

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this day in lines across earth penitents unite we shall     let’s somberly remember nothingness and say yes onward, into we shall     neighbors needing giving greatly fasting freely praying constantly we shall     know black filth smeared crosses barring repent, return Jesus beckons go