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God Isn't Finished

05 Apr, 2021

Historically Easter is a feast day – a day of celebration. The Christian community in Tanzania at the close of the Easter vigil, which often ends at midnight, dances until the coming of the Easter dawn. What better way to celebrate the newness...

The Upside-Down Kingdom

29 Mar, 2021

This Friday,we will hear once again the story of how Jesus was (unfairly) tried and executed. He spent his ministry primarily in the villages and towns of Israel, preaching to the poor, the peasants, the farmers. He has spoken openly about...

Die Before You Die

22 Mar, 2021

John Shea tells this wonderful story in his book Eating with the Bridegroom : Once upon a time there was a rich and generous man who freely gave gold to various groups of people. One day it was widows; another day it was invalids; another day...

Light of New Consciousness

15 Mar, 2021

Today, we're talking the story of Nicodemus and his evening rendezvous with Jesus (John 3). First of all, let me say that scholars agree that the story of Nicodemus never really happened, as almost everything in the Gospel of John never really...

Hard-Ass Jesus

08 Mar, 2021

Once again, our kind, gentle, compassionate, forgiving, patient, teacher seems almost to have transformed in the same way the Hulk goes from quiet, emotionally reserved Dr. Bruce Banner, into a green giant with gargantuan muscles and a mind of...

Walking the Way of Jesus

01 Mar, 2021

Jesus was a hard-ass. We mostly really think of him as kind, loving, patient, compassionate, generous and caring. But, he was also a hard-ass sometimes.The passage in Mark 8:31-37 where Jesus says to Peter, "Get out of my sight, you Satan!" is...

Words to Live By

22 Feb, 2021

During our six Sundays of Lent, I’ll be preaching on six stories of Jesus from the Gospels of Mark and John, while using a quote from Marcel Proust to connect them all: “The only true voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes,...

Prophetic Imagination

15 Feb, 2021

Last week we talked about using the spiritual gift of imagination to imagine ourselves: who we want to be and how we want to be remembered. This week I want to talk about using our imagination for the world… to invite us to the practice of...

Imagination as Spiritual Gift

08 Feb, 2021

No one ever really talks about it, but I firmly believe that imagination is a spiritual gift, inherent in each human being and affects everything we do and everything we are. In fact, according to John O’Donohue, the sacred duty of the...

Practicing Stillness

01 Feb, 2021

A new student arrives at the monastery and says to the Abbot, “I want to join. How long is it going to take me to be enlightened?” And the Abbot says; “Ten years.” Student, “Well, what if I work twice as hard?” “Twenty years.” “Well, wait a...