Reflection: In Awe and Wonder

October 20, 2019

2 Samuel 5:1-5; 6:1-5; Psalm 150 Every few weeks I get a mailing from a fellow by the name of Jim Burklo, who’s a university chaplain in California.  I don’t always agree with him, but I like his theological openness … Continue reading

Reflection: A Blessed Interruption

October 13, 2019

1 Thessalonians 5.13b-23 A version of an old story. An old monk prayed many years for a vision from God to strengthen his faith, but it never came. He had almost given up hope when, one day, a vision appeared. … Continue reading

17th after Pentecost: “The Divine is in the details”

October 6, 2019

There’s an old saying that “the devil is in the details”. I would return instead to the saying that preceded it: “God is in the detail.” I read an article by Rabbi Jonathon Sacks, a very highly respected Jewish clergyman … Continue reading