Isaiah’s Answer

This week’s lectionary readings include the call of the prophet Isaiah. In Christian terms, when God has a special task God wants the person to do, God’s asking is refered to as a call. Isaiah finds himself in the presence of God and is struck by God’s holiness and his own humanness. Seraphs remove Isaiah’s guilt. Isaiah hears God ask “Whom […]

Lost and Found

I have been re reading Barbara Brown Taylor’s book An Altar in the World: A Geography of Faith, in particular the chapter on “The Practice of Getting Lost”. She writes about how we stick to safe paths and avoid stepping out of our comfort zones to avoid taking risks and getting lost.  “If you do not start […]