Getting into the meaning of affirming relationship-based social justice

Greetings, Friends! Well, we’re back on schedule!  Thank you to all who have faithfully followed the blog on our Facebook page even without the Friday Morning Grind. I know that there’s still much to say about refugee resettlement and the Dakota Access Pipeline, let’s get back to some talk on resolutions since that is our … Continue reading Getting into the meaning of affirming relationship-based social justice

Diocesan workshops coming in February; also, a story of resurrection in Texas

A Happy New Year and a Blessed Epiphany to You All, Dear Friends! It is my fervent prayer that 2017 is a year in which we see the Jesus Movement alive and actively impacting the lives of our communities and our nation to bring protection and relief from injustice and oppression. This can only happen … Continue reading Diocesan workshops coming in February; also, a story of resurrection in Texas

Mary and Joseph’s search for safety, shelter similar to today’s refugees

A Blessed Christmas to you, my friends! As I ponder what these last few days before the Nativity might have meant for Mary and Joseph, I can’t help but see the connection between their journey to Bethlehem and flight to Egypt with the travels of so many refugee families searching for a new, safe home.  … Continue reading Mary and Joseph’s search for safety, shelter similar to today’s refugees

The messy imperfection that makes Christmas so special

Greetings, Friends! How are you all doing during this Advent?  Are you, like me, struggling to remember the spirit of this season amidst all of our culture’s hustle and bustle and expectations that we create the perfect holiday gatherings, joyful Christmas letters, and amazing gift-giving experiences?  As much as I know that this season is … Continue reading The messy imperfection that makes Christmas so special