Lenten Reflection ~ Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Lent We look with uncertainty Beyond the old choices for Clear-cut answers To a softer, more permeable aliveness Which is every moment At the brink of death; For something new is being born in us If we but let it. We stand at a new doorway, Awaiting that which comes… … Read More

Lenten Reflection ~ March 30, 2020

That Lives In Us If you put your hands on this oar with me, they will never harm another, and they will come to find they hold everything you want. If you put your hands on this oar with me, they would no longer lift anything to your mouth that … Read More

Lazarus: Silver Linings

A Sermon by Rev. Keenan Kelsey ~ John 11:1-45 ~ One of the Facebook links I have enjoyed is called silver linings…a string of exclamations about how the stay-at-home order has produced unexpected gifts.   Being there for a child’s first steps… more outdoor walking and exploring neighborhood plant life, hello’s … Read More

Lenten Reflection ~ Sunday, March 29, 2020

ALL-SURROUNDING GRACE As swimmers dare to lie face to the sky and water bears them; as hawks rest upon air and air sustains them; so would I learn to attain freefall, and float into Creator Spirit’s deep embrace, knowing no effort earns that all-surrounding grace.   ~ Denise Levertov ~   … Read More

Lenten Reflection ~ Saturday, March 28, 2020

Pandemic What if you thought of it as the Jews consider the Sabbath— the most sacred of times? Cease from travel. Cease from buying and selling. Give up, just for now, on trying to make the world different than it is. Sing. Pray. Touch only those to whom you commit … Read More

Lenten Reflection ~ Friday, March 27, 2020

The Hindu God Ganesh is an elephant that swings its trunk to clear the path before it. The image of the Ganesh is to teach us about this aspect of God, that when we are aligned with the power of God, when our will and God’s will are matched up, God’s … Read More