A Place at the Table

Have you ever experienced really, really, really amazing hospitality?  The kind of hospitality where you knowdeep in your soul, that you are welcome?  The kind of hospitality where you don’t have to worry about a thing.  The kind of hospitality where you know that the person who is hosting you, cares about who you are, and is glad that you are … More A Place at the Table

Write the Next Chapter

Human beings, by our very nature, don’t like things that are “unfinished.”  We like things that are complete…whole… done.  When we experience things that are left unfinished, it makes us feel like something is off-kilter…or missing…or incomplete…and it can make us feel uncomfortable.   I don’t like it when walls that have been painted don’t have the trim … More Write the Next Chapter

No Filter

Have you ever been a witness?  I mean a real, live, actual legal witness?  Like in a courtroom?  I have.  Years ago, I was on a church summer trip with a bunch of the young people from my congregation when they witnessed a crime.  They did the right thing, and reported it, and the individual … More No Filter

The Spirit Comes…

The Spirit comes. Whether we see it or not…whether we sense it or not…whether we ask for it or not…the Spirit comes. And today we remember this gift, the gift of the Holy Spirit. The Spirit has been called “Ruach,” which translates to “the breath of God.”  Jesus called the Spirit “the advocate,” and the … More The Spirit Comes…