Month: September 2020

Back to School

Back to School

“For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven…” Ecclesiastes 3:1 (NRSV)   Last Tuesday, my nieces and nephews (who all live in Houston, Texas) […]

A Blank Slate

A Blank Slate

I love the possibilities that lie in a blank sheet of paper. I have always been a writer. I suppose it began with the gift of a pink diary with […]

What’s For Dinner?

What’s For Dinner?

O taste and see that the LORD is good!  (Psalm 34:8) I never really thought that going the distance in this era of COVID would mean watching more TV. Last year, […]

Communion

Communion

“When [Jesus] was at the table with them, [Jesus] took bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to them.” Luke 24:30 (NRSV) Over the holiday this past weekend, I […]

Sabbath

Sabbath

Remember the sabbath day, and keep it holy. (Exodus 20:8, NRSV) As we arrive on the precipice of Labor Day weekend, I am thinking about labor. Oregon was the first […]

The Leap of Letting Go

The Leap of Letting Go

Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. […]

Jesus Gets It!

Jesus Gets It!

And the Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory, the glory as of a father’s only son, full of grace and truth. (John 1:14, NRSV) […]

X