The Pastoral Is Political: Be Alert this Advent

Yesterday we entered the season of Advent, a time in the church calendar where we are called to slow down and simplify our lives as we wait and prepare for the coming of Jesus, the One who came to us in the flesh as a refugee baby 2000 years ago and who will one day… Read More

Friday Festival

As Advent approaches, so do our focuses on certain themes for this liturgical season – specifically waiting for the birth of Christ to bring us a new light into our lives. Yet we rarely see waiting as a gift. As she participated in jury duty, Michelle at Quantum Theology states this: “There was a lot… Read More

Tuesday Prayer

Holy Creator of Seasons- Advent’s loving arms filled with hope, peace, joy, and love wait at the end of this week. In these sacred bonus days between the celebration of gratitude and Advent’s commencement, allow your Holy Breath to fill our souls with the reviving energy they need. Remind us that hope cannot be found,… Read More

The Pastoral is Political: Church Seasons

Jesus said, “Have you never read what David did when he & his companions were hungry? He entered the house of God and ate the bread of the Presence, giving some to his companions too. In the same way, the sabbath was made for humanity’s sake — humanity was not made for sabbath’s sake. The… Read More

Fourth Sunday of Advent Prayer

Overwhelmed by the shadows of this world, O God Most High, we pause to remember and be centered within your power that overshadows all fears and iniquities. In your mercy, incline your heart to our prayer. Your steadfast love is established forever: without fanfare or pride, yet omnipresent and glorious. We magnify you, by whom… Read More