In these times which weigh so heavy upon us, we long for hope, assurance and faith. Are they accessible or even useful?
Buy Nothing Day was founded in Vancouver, Canada in 1992. It is celebrated the day after the American Thanksgiving or “Black Friday.”
The holiday of Thanksgiving is being reclaimed as one of thanks-giving and gratitude for the abundance of the harvest as opposed to a day of gluttony. Let us celebrate this time with gratitude for all that makes our lives so abundant.
Each week brings some other tragedy or outrage. But, in the midst of it all, there is a not so still voice proclaiming, “Love Has Already Won.”
We have talked a great deal about “hope” as that thing we are all seeking in these times. But these times call for more than mere hope. They call for courage. What does it mean to be courageous? What are the simple and complex issues of courage?
In this dialogue sermon, Rev. Jae and Rev. Lo will explore what it means to “hope” in this time in our world. The turn of the seasonal wheel from summer to fall marks a year in a changed and challenging political, social, and global climate. Many of us feel hopeless, despairing, anxious, and harried. Church […]
We were all once strangers in alien places. How were we welcomed and what welcome of the stranger is asked of us as people of faith?
What has our labor, our work become? Are we mere cogs in the wheel of greed and money? Is there value in our work and are we valued for the work we do?
A curation of social media reflections of people who were there and some of my own thoughts.
Our bodies are not mere vessels for our thoughts and hearts and spirit. They are a gift in and of themselves. Yet our culture has done so much to distort and shame all types of bodies. How do we claim our embodiedness?