- Fire and Flood in Cardboard City
- Where Is Home?
- Ordination Message
- A Cry From the Depths
- Your Spiritual Journey: A Straight Line or a Series of Circles?
- Holy Week and Politics
- What Does It Mean To Be An American?
- Looking For Light
- A New Year: Walking With God
- When Government Believed in the People: the WPA
- Is The End Nigh?
- Endings and Beginnings
- A Surreal Time
- The Triumph of the Feminine in Shakespeare
- The First Will Be Last
Category Archives: Spirituality
I cry to you, O Lord, and say, “You are my refuge, my portion in the land of the living”. (Psalm 142:5) People are usually rightly proud of their ancestral heritage, proud of their religious and ethnic traditions. Many people … Continue reading
(The following is a message I gave to Rebecca Driscoll, on her ordination to the Christian Ministry at First Baptist Church, Attleboro, Massachusetts on June 24, 2018) Rebecca, I am honored that you asked me to give the charge to … Continue reading
Psalms 130 and 131 are a beautiful duo. The first is a cry from the depths and the second is an answer from the heart. Most people remember Psalm 130 as the haunting music “De Profundis” from the movie “Sixth … Continue reading
Do you feel like you are taking steps towards a well-defined goal or do you feel like you are going in circles? From a mystical point of view the latter may be the more likely course. Linear and circular images … Continue reading
It was politics as usual in Jerusalem during that first Holy Week. The echoes with contemporary politics are striking. Take, for instance, the dialogue between Jesus and the governor, Pontius Pilate, described in John’s Gospel chapter 19. 1. The wealthy … Continue reading
“You are the light of the world … let your light shine before others” (Matthew 5:14-16) I was in London in December, when the days are the shortest of the year. It rained a lot and there was a snowstorm, … Continue reading