Friday Prayer: Manifestation

Eternal Openness- We are in a season in which our readings, our hymns, our liturgies point to your signs, your work, your presence, your physical being… We pore over these texts as though revelation will leap out from the microscopic spaces between black ink dots, which blend to form letters. We keep our heads down,… Read More

Friday Five: Needing an Epiphany

Recently, I was watching the movie Wish I Was Here.  As the main character – a dad in his thirties – was facing a bit of a life crisis, he took his children to one of his happy places.  This location was one that led him to an epiphany.  His son asks him “what is an… Read More

The Pastoral Is Political – Our Finest Gifts: Affirmation, Inclusion, and Solidarity for Transgender People

We’re approaching Epiphany. Whether you observe this twelfth day of Christmas on January 5 or January 6, it’s a day for remembering those who came to see the Christ child and recognized him as a king, despite the outward signs of humble birth. In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem… Read More