A Nonet of Peace
"Sir, we wish to see Jesus," they asked that day, but to see Jesus we must look to the cross. Here is my sermon on John 12:20-33.
"Every day you have less reason not to give yourself away." - Wendell Berry
The hymn universally attributed to St. Patrick, "I Bind Unto Myself Today," is a powerful prayer that I am reflecting on today.
What Does It Mean to Pray “Lead us not into temptation”? Here is my reflection on this question, as I continue my series on the Lord's Prayer.
Life is not about making the right choices, but making the choices right.
A sonnet inspired the story of Jesus healing the Gerasene Demoniac in Mark 5.
Martin Luther is said to have described John 3:16 as "the gospel in miniature." He also said that this verse "is so pregnant with meaning that it can never be exhausted." Here is my sermon on this famous passage.
It was a year ago this week that it all began - the pandemic which has changed so much in our world. I thought I would just share a few of my memories here, as a way of processing that week, and preserving its memory.
"In daily life we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy." - David Steindl-Rast