Carrying the Cross: Have We Misunderstood?

February 20, 2023 I can’t believe Lent’s almost here!  It’s that time in the church year when we’re invited to reflect on Christ’s sacrificial love for us and sit in the profundity of that sacrifice. The Lenten journey starts with Ash Wednesday when we recall the stark truth of our own mortality.  “Remember that you are dust andContinue reading “Carrying the Cross: Have We Misunderstood?”

Diagnosticians, Clinicians, and Cheerleaders

May 29, 2022 I have waited, watched, and listened as much as possible over the past couple of weeks, following the shootings at the Topps Friendly Market in Buffalo, New York, the shooting at the Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods, California, and now at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.   I have listened forContinue reading “Diagnosticians, Clinicians, and Cheerleaders”

Co-opting Christ

April 17, 2022 What happens when you know you need to say something…..but you don’t?   I mean, you have your reasons, right?   You don’t want to be judgey … or be judged.  What will people think?  What will people say? Sometimes speaking truth is a fearful thing… So, sometimes we say nothing… This is where the women in Mark’s gospelContinue reading “Co-opting Christ”