The Wilderness of Our Identity

Our Lent has begun! On the journey, I pray that we may know the company of Jesus, and enter with courage the wilderness before us. May our time testing among the wild beasts teach us our true identity as precious children of God. Then, when the angels in all their sweet and secret guises whisper the name “beloved” into our ears, may we listen and believe. … More The Wilderness of Our Identity

The Dream of Church

1st SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY: THE FEAST OF THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD (Year C)
Let us dream of a church that is serious about God’s love, and just maybe, not so serious about itself. Today is the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord and, by association, the feast of all our baptisms. We celebrate the beginning of Jesus public ministry just as we celebrate baptism as the beginning of our ministry. Let us ask ourselves,
What kind of a church are we to be? Will it be the kind of church that we dream it to be? … More The Dream of Church