Saving My Life

“Come tell us what is saving your life right now?” Barbara Brown Taylor in her book, An Altar in the World, tells of being asked this question. It is a question I think about. What is saving my life right now? I have to say between our national life and the cloudy winter, most days I […]

Catching Hearts

“Lift up your hearts” “We lift them up to the Lord” “Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.” “It is right to give thanks and praise.” In many worship traditions these words are spoken every Sunday.These are the words which have begun congregational prayer for nearly two thousand years.These are old words.These are […]

Religious or Spiritual?

Are you religious or spiritual? It’s a common distinction people make these days. I hope you answered. “both”. We have a habit of viewing the world through an either/or lens. For us/against us,                                winner/looser, working mom/soccer mom, science/religion, conservative/liberal, blue state/red state. I’m sure you can think of more. In some ways it makes life […]