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
3rd SUNDAY IN LENT (Year A)
Jesus doesn’t follow the culturally acceptable script and he speaks with the woman at the well. He engages with her, listens to her, and sees her as more than her labels. And, as they talk, he offers her living water. … More Give me this water!
5th Sunday in Lent (Year B)
Philip knows the highs and the lows of following Jesus. In John, when Philip is introduced, he asked that bracingly honest question about Jesus: “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?” Philip knows. He’s been with Jesus from the beginning. Philip has seen the power and the glory of his Lord, and knows that they are not the power and the glory that most people might have hoped for. … More In Search of Messiah
3rd SUNDAY IN LENT (Year B)
God is made flesh and blood in each one of us here for we are the living body of Christ. This is why we receive the Holy Communion of the Body and Blood of Christ, so that he might dwell in us and we in Him. Indeed, we constitute the living stone of God’s temple on earth. But we are the temple not just for own sake but for the sake of the world – that the world might find God through us. … More You are here to be sent!
Use this Lent to stop the violence. You say, “What a great idea – but practically impossible.” I say, “Stop the violence! If you want to stop the violence just stop the violence.” … More Stop the Violence
We are embraced by the divine persons who love us with the same love with which they love each other. Wow, think of that! The divine persons make space for us within their own eternal embrace. … More Embracing Others